Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame Inductees Announced for 2018

8 new members to be recognized in 2018 in Swift Current

February 10, 2018 – The Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame is pleased to announce this year’s list of Hall of Fame inductees. The 2018 inductees are:

  • Players: Ron Delorme, Bill Hicke*, Hayley Wickenheiser
  • Builder: John Kelly Lovering*
  • Official: Lyle Wilhelm
  • Grassroots: Larry Johnson, Dennis Loeppky*
  • Team: 1987-88 Notre Dame Hounds
                                                                                                      (*Denotes inductee is deceased)            

“There are so many people from our province who have made outstanding contributions to this great game that choosing the inductee class each year is always difficult. With such a rich hockey history in Saskatchewan, we know we once again have a superb class to announce,” stated SHHOF Board of Director Co-Chairs Blair Davidson and Jack Brodsky.

The 2018 induction dinner will be held Saturday July 7th at the Credit Union iPlex in Swift Current. Details of the event will be officially released in the near future when tickets for the event will go on sale through the Swift Current Broncos office.

“The Swift Current Broncos are excited to be given the opportunity to host the 2018 Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Banquet,” stated Dianne Sletten, Director of Business Operations for the Broncos. “It’s great to have the ceremony back in Swift Current and with the high caliber of inductees this year we’re sure it will be a huge success.”     

The announcement of the event and the introduction of the 2018 SHHOF Class of Inductees took place on Saturday evening at the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in Swift Current and as part of the Swift Current Broncos game against the Brandon Wheat Kings.

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William (BILL) Hicke (Regina) – William (Bill) Hicke is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Player category. Hicke excelled at many sports in his youth, but it was hockey that would consume the young man and steer his life to the big leagues. He spent his junior career with the Regina Pats between 1954-58. In 146 regular season games he scored 251 points, including 142 goals. He led the entire league in goals and points during his last season and led Regina to three consecutive Memorial Cup appearances and later...

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