Former defenceman Leo Reise Jr. dies
Former Detroit Wing Rings defenceman Leo Reise Jr. has died. He was 93.
The Reds Wings said Thursday that Reise died Sunday in Hamilton, Ontario.
Reise had 21 goals and 61 assists in 340 games for Detroit from 1946- 52. He was a four- time All- Star with the Red Wings and played on Detroit’s 1950 and 1952 Stanley Cup champion teams.
The Stoney Creek, Ontario, native also played for Chicago and New York in his nine-season NHL career that ended in 1953. He had 28 goals and 51 in 494 career regular- season games, and added eight goals and five assists in 52 playoff games.
His father also played in the NHL.