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Gould Orrin

Orrin Gould
Sport: Hockey
Year Inducted: 1994

In the mid-1940’s Orrin Gould graduated from the O.C.O.T. program under Joe St. Denis. He starred in hockey, baseball and lacrosse.

As a student at C.C.V.S. he earned EOSSA medals for hockey, football, basketball, and track and field.

At the age of sixteen he was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens but lost the year due to a knee injury.

Hap Emms called Orrin to play for the Barrie Flyers as a defenseman for 1947/48. He then moved on to the St. Catherine Tee Pees (1948-51) and played for them when they won the O.H.A. Championship.

From 1951-55, he played in the American and/or International Leagues in Buffalo, Cincinatti, and Fort Wayne.

Orrin returned to Cornwall to play in the Ontario Senior Hockey League (1955-56). He then returned to Fort Wayne, Indiana (1956-59) where he played until a knee injury forced him into retirement.

In 1964-65, Orrin coached in Norwood, Massachusetts. He lead the WalPole Sweepers in semi-pro hockey to Championships for two consecutive years. In 1972, he coached the Norwood High School hockey team to the State title.

Over the following years, 1979-84 he first coached the Xaverian High School hockey team, then the Fromingham State College varsity team. For the next 12 years he coached little league baseball and was a member of the Board of Directors of Norwood Little League Baseball.