Piquette Pete

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Piquette Pete

Philias (Pete) Michael Piquette
Sport: Hockey Year Inducted: 1971

Philias “Pete” Michael Piquette, born September 29, 1928, started playing minor hockey under Joe St. Denis at age 10.

In the years 1943 and 1944, he played junior OCOT.

In 1945, he was brought up to play for the Cornwall Army Team under Tommy Ivan.

He played for the Cornwall Falcons in 1946 and 1947 and they were Allan Cup finalists.

He played for the Oshawa Generals in 1947 and 1948, and was voted the Most Valuable Player and was named to first All-Star team; he was beaten out by George Armstrong as Most Valuable League Player by one point.

He started with the Calumets in ’48 and ’49, but ended with Milwaukee.

From 1949 on, he played and starred in goal with Cornwall senior teams, winning the MVP award with the Cornwall Falcons.

He died October 3, 2006.