Billy Reay

William Tulip Reay
Born: August 21, 1918
Winnipeg, MB Canada
Deceased: September 23, 2004
Madison, WI USA
Coaching Career: 1953-1962
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Billy Reay compiled a record of 234 wins and 207 losses and 45 ties in his coaching career with the Victoria Cougars, Seattle Americans, Rochester Americans, Sault Ste. Marie Thunderbirds and Buffalo Bisons. He began coaching during the 1953 season and last coached during the 1962 campaign.

Coaching Record:

Season League Team G W L T OTL Pts Pts% Win% Playoffs
1953-54WHLVictoria Cougars70273211092.438.464 Lost in 1st Round
1954-55WHLVictoria Cougars70332980107.510.529 Lost in 1st Round
1955-56WHLSeattle Americans7031372095.452.457
1956-57AHLRochester Americans64342550107.557.570 Lost League Championship
1960-61EPHLSault Ste. Marie Thunderbirds70322990105.500.521 Lost League Championship
1961-62AHLBuffalo Bisons70363130111.529.536 Lost League Championship
1962-63AHLBuffalo Bisons72412470130.602.618 Won League Championship

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