Honoured Members

Reardon, Ken

Date of Death: 2008-03-15
Date of Birth: 1921-04-01
* Honoured Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame

This defenceman played minor hockey in Winnipeg and junior with Edmonton, who lost the 1939 Memorial Cup final to Oshawa. In 1940 he signed with Montreal but World War II put his career on hold. He led the Ottawa Commandos to the 1943 Allan Cup. He also played in Britain and Belgium. While serving in Europe, he received Field Marshall Montgomery's Certifi cate of Merit. Reardon rejoined the Canadiens in 1945-46 and for the next five campaigns was named to either the First or Second NHL All-Star Teams. He won the Stanley Cup in 1946. He retired in 1950 and became a successful executive with Montreal. In 2000, he was voted to Manitoba's All-Century Second All-Star Team.