Sweeney, EdDate of Death: 2013-03-06
Date of Birth: 1934-09-12
Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba Ed has been a dedicated hockey researcher for over forty years and a writer of books and articles pertaining to Manitoba hockey. An edition of The First Fifty Years of Manitoba Hockey (1890-1940) is still in print and he has completed a book on The Manitoba Junior Hockey League with statistics and playoffs from 1918-1967. Ed has also written the History of Canadian Senior and Junior Hockey for the first edition of Total Hockey. He has researched the NHL from 1917-18 along with Stanley Cup playoffs, the Hart Trophy, PCHL and the AHA. A member of the Society of International Research, a Director with Manitoba Hockey Foundation and a committee member of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame.