Corbett Charles (Corb) Denneny
Sport: Hockey: Year Inducted: 1968
Corbett Charles “Corb” Denneny, born January 25, 1894, was a star hockey and lacrosse player as well as a track athlete.
He played hockey with the Toronto Arenas, and St. Pats (now Toronto Maple Leafs) for five seasons from 1917 to 1923, 1926, and the Chicago Blackhawks 1927. His 1919-20 season in Toronto was his best as Corb played 23 games and scored 23 goals. In total, Corb Denneny would play 177 NHL games, record 128 points (99 goals) and register 138 minutes in penalties.
Between his NHL seasons, Corb played for the Saskatoon Sheiks and Vancouver Marooons of the West Coast Hockey League, and after seasons with the Minneapolis Millers (AHA), Newark Bulldogs (CAHL) he would finish his career with the Chicago Shamrocks of the AHA.
He played professional box lacrosse for Toronto at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto in 1916.
He was always remembered for equaling the World record for the 100-yard dash of 9.6 seconds.
He died January 16, 1963.