18-Oct-1930 - Transferred to Philadelphia after Pittsburgh franchise relocated
28-Nov-1930 - approx. date - may have been released last Quaker game Nov 23 - then played with 30-31 Niagara Falls Cataracts first game Jan. 7, 1931
Played for, managed, and coached the Pittsburgh Yellow Jackets in 1922-23, leading the team to a 10-10 record Gave up management and stuck to playing for the Yellow Jackets in 1923-24 after former referee Roy Schooley took control of the team ... Manners moved on to the Fort Pitt Hornets/Panthers and the Ottawa Montagnards Came to the NHL for the first time when he returned to Pittsburgh in 1929-30 to play for the Pirates, where he collected three goals and two assists in 33 games ... Loaned briefly to the IHL London Panthers in January 1930 Played in only four early-season games for the Quakers Was plagued with a bad knee, suffered when he caught his skate before the season started ... Newspaper rosters say Manners, then age 26, played in the Quakers opening night loss to the Rangers November 11 and in losses on the road against Detroit, Toronto, and the Rangers ... Was not credited with any goals or assists, and was not penalized ... Called a decent checker ... Left the Quakers after the teams November 25 home game versus Toronto, in which he very likely did not play (last played November 23 versus the Rangers in New York) Went to the Niagara Falls Cataracts of the Ontario Professional Hockey League, a team that Roy Schooley controlled Terms of any deal have not come to light; the Quakers acquired no players for Manners Played for Niagara Falls the rest of 1930-31 Appearing in 27 of the 30 Cataracts games, got nine goals and eight assists Helped the Cataracts win the 1930-31 playoff championship of the six-team league Played with leagues in the Ottawa area after reinstatement as an amateur in 1931-32 ... Last year as a player: 1933-34, with the OCHL Ottawa Montagnards Did not play in the NHL again after his time with the Quakers Managed a team in Switzerland, as well as the 1936-37 Pittsburgh Yellow Jackets Died at age 40 in 1944 when he collapsed while waiting for a streetcar.