Ebenezer Robertson (Ebbie) Goodfellow
Hockey Hall of Fame
Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame
Ebenezer Robertson “Ebbie” Goodfellow
Detroit Cougars/Falcons/Red Wings Player (1929 – 1943)
Ebbie Goodfellow was born in Ottawa, Ontario, playing senior hockey for the Saskatoon Sheiks of the Western Canada Hockey League and the Ottawa Montagnards of the Ottawa City Hockey League. In 1929 Goodfellow signed with the Detroit Cougars of the NHL and spent his entire 14-year NHL career with the Detroit Cougars/Falcons/Red Wings (1929 – 1943), playing in 554 games, scoring 134 goals and 190 assists winning three Stanley Cup championships, the Hart Trophy and twice being named an NHL First-team All-Star. After his playing career ended he coached the Chicago Black Hawks for two seasons. Ebbie Goodfellow was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1963, the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame and was inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame in 1968. He passed away on September 10, 1985 at 79 years of age.