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Born July 1, 1892(1892-07-01),
Pembroke, Ontario, Canada
Died July 8, 1975 (aged 83),
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Pro clubs Chicago Blackhawks
Detroit Red Wings
New York Rangers
Playing career 1920 – 1932

Leonard Reise, Sr. (June 1, 1892 – July 8, 1975) was a Canadian professional hockey player who played 8 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Hamilton Tigers, New York Americans and New York Rangers. He was born in Pembroke, Ontario, Canada.

Awards & achievements

  • OHA-Sr. Second All-Star Team (1918, 1921)
  • OHA-Sr. First All-Star Team (1920)


Reise lost sight in one of his eyes as a youngster, yet he continued to play hockey. The loss did not come as a result of an injury but rather as the result of an optical nerve that simply died.

His son Leo Reise, Jr. won 2 Stanley Cups with the Detroit Red Wings in 1950 and 1952.

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