Renfrew, Ontario

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Steve Vair
Born: Unknown


Stats:

Season Games: 55
Goals: 63
Assists: ****
Points: 63
P.I.M. ****

Stats:

Playoff Games: 2
Goals: 1
Assists: ****
Points: 1
P.I.M.: ****


Along with many of the other well-known and strong hockey players of the day, Steve Vair caught the eye of the O'Brien's, who were looking to add talent to their hockey team.

Looking for any strong addition to the team that might help them win the Cup in the second season, Vair was signed to the Renfrew Millionaires for the 1911-12 season.

Vair had started his career in 1908 in Edmonton before joining the Montreal Wanderers a year later. When that team joined the NHA, Vair moved to the Cobalt team and played a year for them. It was during this time that he earned his reputation as a consistent hockey player.

He proved his worth in his season with the Renfrew Millionaires, scoring at least one goal in every game he played that year. When the Millionaire's franchise closed, Vair joined the Toronto Tecumsehs. He would remain with the team through new names and new ownerships until the end of his career. In 1913, the Tecumsehs were renamed the Ontario's, and then sold and renamed the Shamrocks in 1915, the year Vair would retire from hockey.