Inductees

Sid Abel

Player

(Melville) Sid spent his time in the NHL as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Redwings. During his time in Detroit, he was a part of the legendary production line with Ted Lindsay and Gordie Howe. He won the Hart Trophy as the league’s MVP in 1949 and won 3 Stanley Cups with the Red Wings.

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Doug Bentley

Player

(Delisle) Doug spent 13 seasons with the Chicago Blackhawks and New York Rangers. He was named to the All-star team 4 times and won the Art Ross trophy for leading the league in scoring in the 1942-43 season and again led the league in goals the following season. Doug also spent several seasons as a player-coach for the Saskatoon Quakers.

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Max Bentley

Player

(Delisle) Max, often referred to as the “Dipsy Doodle Dandy”, also of Delisle, played for the Chicago Blackhawks, Toronto Maple Leafs, and New York Rangers during his 13 seasons in the NHL. He led the league in scoring in 1946 and 1947, won the Hart Trophy as the most valuable player in 1947 and the Lady Byng trophy in 1943 for his sportsmanship.

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Johnny Bower

Player

(Prince Albert) Johnny spent his time in the NHL with the New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs. He is a 2-time Vezina Trophy winner as the leagues’ top goaltender and appeared in 4 all-star games. He won 4 Stanley Cups with the Toronto Maple Leafs and holds the professional record for most wins by a goaltender with 706.

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Glenn Hall

Player

(Humboldt) Glenn played for the Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Blackhawks, and St. Louis Blues as a goal tender. He played in 13 all star games and won 2 Stanley Cup Championships as a player. Glenn is also a Calder Memorial Trophy winner as rookie of the year, Conn Smythe trophy winner as MVP in the playoffs, and a three time Vezina Trophy winner as MVP.

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Gordie Howe

Player

(Floral) Gordie is known to many as Mr. Hockey. He spent the majority of his NHL career with the Detroit Red Wings where he won 4 Stanley Cup Championships, 6 Art Ross Trophies for scoring, and 6 Hart Memorial Trophies as the leagues’ MVP. Gordie still holds numerous NHL records and regarded as one of the greatest hockey players of all time.

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Elmer Lach

Player

(Nokomis) Elmer played 14 seasons with the Montreal Canadiens where he played on what was known as the “Punch Line” with Toe Blake and Maurice Richard. Elmer won 3 Stanley Cups and was named the NHL scoring champion in 1945 and 1948.

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Metro Prystai

Player

(Yorkton) Metro spent 11 years in the NHL playing for the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings. He scored 2 goals and 1 assist earning himself the first star in the clinching game of the 1952 Stanley Cup, his first of 2 Stanley Cup Championships with the Red Wings.

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Fred Sasakamoose

Player

(Sandy Lake Reserve) Fred played for the Chicago Blackhawks and was the first First Nations individual to play in the NHL, making a significant impact on the diversity of the sport. He continues to be a role model and mentor to young first nations athletes through his involvement in the community.

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Bryan Trottier

Player

(Val Marie) Bryan spent 18 seasons in the NHL with the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins. He is a Calder trophy winner, Art Ross Trophy winner, Hart Trophy winner, Conn Smythe Trophy winner and a 6-time Stanley Cup Champion. To this day, he is 15th overall in the NHL in points and remains the Islanders all-time leader in points and assists.

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Ed Chynoweth

Builder

(Dodsland)  Ed acted as the long time president of the WHL and CHL and is the architect of today’s CHL as he helped form the league by bringing together Canada’s 3 major junior leagues. Ed also formed the expansion team now known as the Kootenay Ice. The WHL named its championship trophy the Ed Chynoweth Cup in his honour and the Ed Chynoweth trophy is awarded to the top scorer at the Memorial Cup.

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Bill Hunter

Builder

(Saskatoon) Bill formed the Western Canadian Hockey League, now known as the WHL and was the founding member of the World Hockey Association which brought major league hockey to Edmonton, Quebec City, Winnipeg, and Hartford. Bill’s efforts also resulted in the culmination of the sports and entertainment building we call Credit Union Centre today.

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Gordon Juckes

Builder

(Watrous) Gordon acted as the executive director of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association for 18 years and was pivotal in establishing minor hockey week in Canada. He also worked to establish a fair system for amateur players being drafted into the NHL. Gordon fought for years to have an official world junior hockey tournament and is credited for establishing the World Junior Championship that we know today.

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Monsignor "Pére" Athol Murray

Builder

(Toronto) Athol founded Notre Dame College in Wilcox, SK and helped produce 48 championship teams while there. He was a part of the development of 75 NHL players and numerous others that played in other leagues. Athol spent over 50 years developing the game as a member of the Saskatchewan Amateur Hockey Association and played a key part in the development of Canada’s national hockey team.

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Daryl "Doc"Seaman

Builder

(Rouleau) Doc relocated the Atlanta Flames to Calgary and was the co-owner of the team for nearly 3 decades including when they earned the title of Stanley Cup Champions in 1989. Darryl was also instrumental in the construction of the Calgary Saddledome and developed project 75 which has contributed over $20 million to grassroots hockey in Canada. Hockey Canada recognized him as a leading contributor to the growth and development of hockey in the country.

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Dennis Pottage

Official

(Owen Sound) Dennis worked many championships including the CIAU Championship, the Memorial Cup, the Allan Cup, Centennial cup, and Royal Bank Cup. He also served as referee-in-chief for the Canadian Hockey Association and was a supervisor and instructor for the IIHF referee clinics in Japan and Korea.

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Bill Ford

Grassroots

(Swift Current) Bill spent many years as the Recreation Director in Swift Current managing the outdoor rink and organizing youth sports and activities. He served 30 years with the Saskatchewan Amateur Hockey Association as president, manager, and a member of the executive. Bill’s commitments went a long way in providing opportunities for youth and the growth of hockey in Saskatchewan.

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1955-64 Semans Wheat Kings

Team

The Wheat Kings were a senior men’s team who played in the Last mountain hockey league. They were the envy of small town hockey teams as over a span of 10 years they dominated the league, winning 5 league championships and 5 provincial intermediate C championships. The passion and commitment for the sport by the team instilled a love and appreciation for the game in the Semans area and Last Mountain Hockey league.

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1973-74 Regina Pats

Team

The 1974 Pats earned the WHL title and a berth in the memorial cup. After getting down 3-0 in the final the Pats slowly climbed back into the game and scoring the winning goal with only 33 seconds remaining in the game. The Pats won their 1st memorial cup as a part of the WHL and their 4th Canadian junior championship.

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1982-83 U Of S Huskies

Team

After 2 consecutive last minute losses in the CIAU finals, the Huskies finished atop their division with a 16-8 record in the regular season and captured their first Canadian title by defeating Concordia in the CIAU final. Members of the team yielded numerous accolades including Canada West Player of the Year, the Adam Kryczka Memorial Trophy, Rookie of the Year, and the sportsmanship award.

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1984-85 Prince Albert Raiders

Team

Just 3 years after the Raiders inception into the WHL they achieved the best regular season record in the league with 58 wins, 11 losses, and 3 ties. They continued their success into the playoffs with a 12-1 record, earning them a spot in the Memorial Cup. Despite losing their first game, the Raiders came back to win 4 straight and capture the Memorial Cup title.

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1988-89 Swift Current Broncos

Team

The Broncos finished the regular season atop the east division and clinched the WHL title. They had a strong showing the Memorial Cup round robin only losing to Saskatoon. The two teams met again in the final where Swift Current defeated the Blades in a nail biter in overtime. The ‘89 Broncos still hold the teams’ record for most points, wins, and goals for in a season.

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Gordon “Red” Berenson

Player

Gordon “Red” Berenson, native of Regina, played with the Regina Pats Midgets where he was named the SJHL Rookie of the Year in the 56/57 season. From there, he attended the University of Michigan where he won the MVP award in 1962. After university, Red joined the Montreal Canadiens (1961- 66), beginning a 17 year NHL career, including time with the New York Rangers (1966-68), St. Louis Blues (1968-71 & 1975-78), and the Detroit Red Wings (‘71-75). Berenson played in the original and legendary eight-game Canada Cup series for Tea...

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Bernie Federko

Player

Bernie, a native of Foam Lake, started with the Foam Lake Flyers, moving on to an outstanding junior career with the Saskatoon Blades from 1973-76. During that time, he scored 166 goals with 245 assists in 249 league and playoff games. Thanks to an amazing last year, he was chosen 7th in the NHL draft by the St. Louis Blues. In the ‘76/77 season, he split his time between the Blues and Kansas City of the CHL, where he was named the league’s Rookie of the Year. The next season, he moved up to the Blues, where he played for another 12 year...

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Clark Gillies

Player

Clark Gillies was born and raised in Moose Jaw where he played baseball in the summer and hockey in the winter. He was a great ball player, playing 3 seasons in the minors in Houston, but ultimately, he decided to pursue hockey. He played for the Regina Pats for 3 seasons with his final season culminating in a Memorial Cup win (1974). Clark was the 4th overall pick in the 1974 NHL draft, chosen by the New York Islanders. In the late 70’s and early 80’s, he was one of the NHL’s premier left wingers and was a 1st team All-Star in 1978...

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Edward “Eddie” William Shore

Player

From Cupar, Eddie Shore started playing hockey competitively while attending the Manitoba Agricultural School in Winnipeg. He went on to play senior hockey for the Melville Millionaires for the 1923-24 playoffs and led the team in scoring. Eddie then turned professional with the Western Canada Hockey League, first playing for the Regina Capitals and then the Edmonton Eskimos. When the league folded in 1926, Eddie was acquired by the Boston Bruins. Eddie was the most exciting rushing defenseman of his day. In Stanley Cup playoffs, he playe...

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William “Bill” Hay

Building

Bill Hay is a Saskatoon native who worked his way through the ranks of hockey to join the Regina Pats in 1952. His hockey skill and schooling led to an athletic scholarship at Colorado College. Bill was an integral part of the Colorado College hockey team, earning all-star team honours consistently and a Bachelor of Science in Geology. In 1958, Bill attended the Montreal Canadiens training camp and was loaned to the Calgary Stampeders of the WHL. The following season, Bill was shipped to Chicago and made his first NHL appearance with the ...

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Delbert “Del” Wilson

Builder

A native of Craik, Del has been a fixture with the Pats, boasting a 25 year career with junior hockey in Regina. He began his hockey career as a goaltender for the Regina Abbotts in 1945 and the Pats from 1946 to 47 (when the Abbotts and Regina Commandos were joined). Del began coaching the Pats Minor teams in 1948, coaching Bantam, Midget, Juvenile, and Junior B teams simultaneously until 1965, winning 35 provincial and 3 international titles. He became the General Manager from 1956 to ‘68 while also scouting for the Canadiens in Western ...

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John "Jack" Maddia

Grassroots

Jack was born in Moose Jaw, lived in Fort Qu’Appelle 1930 to 1973 and was a resident of Indian Head since 1973. He had a long, outstanding hockey career in the Qu’Appelle Valley area, being instrumental in forming the Fort Qu’Appelle Minor Hockey Association in 1960 and in the same year, he formed the Qu’Appelle Valley Senior Hockey League. After retiring, Jack began his long association with the administration of the sport by refereeing and coaching. Jack Maddia began serving on the Saskatchewan Amateur Hockey Association (now th...

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Michael "Mick" McGeough

Official

Mick, a Regina native, got his start working games at the age of 23, following a hockey career that wrapped up in Spokane, Washington in the Western International Hockey League. He started out as a linesman in the WHL but quickly switched to referee. He moved up the ranks with his WHL culminating in officiating the 1986 Memorial Cup final. In 1987, he moved to the NHL 2001: official at the All-Star game - Feb 3, 2007: Ref’d his 1,000th career game 2006: ref’d the Stanley Cup final – Edmonton Oilers vs. Carolina Hurricanes ...

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1914 Regina Victorias Hockey Club

Team

The 1914 Regina Victorias deserve this honour thanks to what they were able to accomplish in their very first year of existence. The club won the Allan Cup in their very first season – 1913-14 – against Grand-Mere, Quebec. In that day, the Allan Cup was as big a deal as the Stanley Cup is today. Members of the team were: Front Row: J. Kain, J. Tait, Fred Wilson, J. Brown (physical instructor), Lyman Abbott, J. Potts, C. Young. 2nd Row: Frank Mastel, Austin Creswell (captain), Charlie Otton, Alvin Hammond, Walter Molisky, Fred McCul...

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Brian Propp

Player

Brian Propp (Lanigan, SK) started his career with the Melville Millionaires of the SJHL and holds the scoring record with 75 goals and 92 assists for 168 points in 57 games. Then Propp played with the Brandon Wheat Kings of the WHL. He was drafted 14th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft where he played most of his NHL career. During the 1990–91 season Propp was a member of the Minnesota North Stars. He played for the Hartford Whalers during the 1993–94 NHL season. Propp went to the Stanley Cup Finals fiv...

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Brad McCrimmon

Player

Brad McCrimmon (Plenty) is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame as Player. McCrimmon was born and raised in Plenty where he played most of his minor hockey. He also played some of his minor hockey in Rosetown. McCrimmon played two season in the SJHL for the Prince Albert Raiders (1974-76). As a 16 year old he was selected as the top defenseman in the SJHL. McCrimmon then played three season in the WHL for the Brandon Wheat Kings. In that time he was a two time All Star and chosen as the Defenseman of the League in 1977...

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Johnny Gottselig

Player

Johnny Gottselig (Regina) has been inducted as a player in the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame. Gottselig played his Minor Hockey in Regina including the Regina Pats of the SJHL in 1923-25. During this time the Pats won the League Championship in 1923-24. The following year, 1924-25 Gottselig and the Pats won 16 of the 17 games during the regular season and went on to win the Memorial Cup against Aura Lee. After the Pats Gottselig played with the Regina Capitals of the Prairie Hockey League and the Winnipeg Maroons before becoming an NHL...

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Jim Neilson

Player

Jim Neilson (Big River) is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame as a player. Neilson was one of the longest serving First Nations hockey players to play in the NHL. He had a 17 year career with the National Hockey League. Neilson broke into the league during the Original Six era playing with the New York Rangers. He was a Defenseman with the Rangers from 1962-74 where he spent most of his time. After New York Neilson played from the California Seals in 1974-76, Cleveland Barons from 1976-78, and finished his career wit...

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Wayne Kartusch

Builder

Wayne Kartusch (Regina) is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame as a Builder. Kartusch played competitively in the Regina Pats Minor Hockey System before graduating in 1958 to the Regina Pats Junior Hockey Club. Kartusch began a coaching career with a Junior B team in the Regina Pats system while at the same time refereeing Junior A hockey. In 1972, Kartusch moved into coaching the Regina Pat Blues Junior Hockey Club. In 1974, Wayne was named coach of the year in the SJHL. At the end of his coaching career Kartusch ...

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Terry Simpson

Builder

Terry Simpson is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame as a Builder. Simpson had a notable coaching career in junior hockey with the Prince Albert Raiders. He was the coach for the Raiders from 1972-1986 and 1989-1990. He led the team to seven consecutive Anavet Cups and four Centennial Cup titles (77,79,81, and 82). After the Raiders joined the Western Hockey League, he led them to the 1985 Memorial Cup championship. During this time he was awarded WHL Coach of The Year in 1984 and 1986. Simpson Coached 338 games in th...

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Emile Francis

Builder

Emile Francis (North Battleford) has been inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame as a builder. Francis, a goalie, was an active player in many leagues from 1941-1960. He played with the North Battleford Junior Beavers and Moose Jaw Canucks in the SJHL. In 1945 Francis became the first goaltender to use a glove. He used a first baseman’s glove that he sewed to a cuff from a forwards glove. In addition to playing Francis became a coach following his retirement as a player. He coached for the Guelph Royals of the OHA before mov...

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Bruce Clements

Grassroots

Bruce Clements (Shellbrook) was more than just a player, coach and official. Clements served on the Shellbrook Minor Sports executive and Shellbrook Rink Board for a number of years, was President of the Tri-Star Minor Hockey League, President of the Sask Valley Senior League from 1992-95, President of the Beaver Lakes Senior League from 1995-2000, as well as the President of the Center Four Minor Hockey League from 1997-2011. Clements was a provincial Officiating Instructor from 1975-1982. He was the Zone 8 Referee Coordinator from 1977-...

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Wes Smith

Offical

Wes Smith (Nokomis) is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Officials Category. Smith started officiating hockey in 1971 in Saskatoon. From there he began reffing Senior into Junior B and Junior A. Smith served on the Saskatoon Referees Association for 14 years, 9 as president. Smith was a linesman in the Western Hockey League for 12 seasons, including the Memorial Cup in Regina in 1980. He also was a Referee in the SJHL and Canada West Men’s Hockey for 15 years. Smith was also given the opportunity to Ref dur...

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1972 Rosetown Redwings

Team

The Rosetown Redwings played 58 games in the 71-72 season and finished with a record of 33-19-4. This put the Redwings first in their league. They made it to the League Final where they were beat by Lloydminster. When it came to the Senior “A” Provincial Playoffs they met Lloydminster in the final once again. This time with a different outcome. The Redwings beat Lloydminster 3-2 in a best of 5 series. During the 71-72 series Rosetown won the Einar Holtet Trophy, emblematic of first place finishers in the Western Saskatchewan “A...

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1982 Prince Albert Raiders

Team

The 1982 Prince Albert Raiders are being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Team Category. At this time the Raiders were a Junior A team and founded in 1971. The team was dominate during league play with a record of 57-3-0, which gave them a 0.950 winning percentage. The Raiders won the league and moved onto the Anavet Cup and Centennial Cup. When it came to playoffs they defeated Humboldt, Swift Current, and Yorkton in 4 games to 0. They then faced the Fort Garry Blues and won 4 games to 2 before defeating the St. ...

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Wendel Clark

Player

Wendel Clark (Kelvington) –Wendel Clark is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame as a Player. Clark had a very impressive career starting in Junior as a defenseman with the Saskatoon Blades. During his junior career he was on Team Canada’s Gold Medal winning team at the 1985 World Junior Championships. That same year he was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Clark played the majority of his career with the Maple Leafs, but also dressed with 5 other teams. Clark was a member of the Maple Leafs from 1986-94, Nordi...

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Dave Tiger Williams

Player

David “Tiger” Williams (Weyburn) –Tiger Williams is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame as a Player. Williams played his junior career in Saskatchewan with the Swift Current Broncos. In 1974 he was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the second round, 32nd overall. In his 14 years in the NHL Williams played with 5 NHL teams – most notably the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Vancouver Canucks, where he spend the majority of his 962 games. Williams was known as an enforcer in the NHL and has several records to ...

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Victor Lynn

Player

Victor Lynn (Saskatoon) – Victor Lynn is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame as a player. Lynn played with all of the Original Six teams during his 20 year career. In a span of 327 games he collected 125 points and 274 penalty minutes. Lynn started his career in New York in 1942 playing with the Rangers for one game. Lynn spent the majority of his NHL career with the Toronto Maple Leafs. During his time with the Leafs he helped the team to three consecutive Stanley Cup Championships. After his playing career w...

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Guyle Fielder

Player

Guyle Fielder (Nipawin) - Guyle Fielder is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame as a player. Fielder started his junior career with the Prince Albert Mintos in 1948. From there he moved to Lethbridge to play 2 seasons before signing as a free agent with the Chicago Blackhawks. Although he only played 15 games in the NHL, his minor career was impressive. Most of his time was spent playing 22 seasons with the Western Hockey League. He was the first professional hockey player at any level to surpass 2,000 total career ...

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Dave King

Builder

Dave King (North Battleford) – Dave King is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame as a Builder. King started his coaching career as an assistant coach with the University of Saskatchewan in 1972. During his time with the U of S he won three conference championships and was named the Canadian Interuniversity Athletics Union coach of the year in 1980. He led the U of S to the CIAU national title in 1983. During that period he served as the head coach of Canada’s National junior team and helped the team win the gold...

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Robert John Jackie McLeod

Builder

McLeod started his hockey career as a player with the Notre Dame Hounds before joining the Moose Jaw Canucks. As a member of the Canucks he won the provincial championship in 1949. McLeod then joined the New York Rangers.

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Gerry "Doc" Rooney

Builder

“Doc” Gerry Rooney (Estevan) – Doc Rooney is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame as a Builder. Rooney took the lead in establishing the Humboldt Broncos association that is known today. In 1970 he was approached by Mike Shabaga of the Swift Current Broncos to see if Humboldt would be interested in entering the Junior A League. In the team’s first year they made the league final. The following two years Rooney helped lead the Broncos to two league championships as the team’s Manager and Assistant Coach. He...

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Elgar Petersen

Grassroots

Elgar Petersen (Humboldt) – Elgar Petersen is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Grassroots category. Petersen has been a major contributor to all levels of hockey in Humboldt since the late 1960’s. During his time as a volunteer with Humboldt Minor Hockey he was a coach, a mentor, a player, and to the community so much more. Petersen was seen at the rink almost every day, some times for over 12 hours a day. The members of the hockey community in Humboldt say his greatest legacy is three generations of ...

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Kevin Muench

Official

Kevin Muench (Humboldt) – Kevin Muench is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame as an Official. Muench has been an official with the Saskatchewan Hockey Association since 1976. During his time he has worked his way to becoming one of the top officials in the country. He has been a referee in three IIHF tournaments including the 1994 Winter Olympics in Norway. His on ice work also consists of Numerous Memorial Cup Championships, CIS National Championships, and Royal Bank Cup Championships. Along with his contributio...

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Simpson Flyers

Team

Simpson Flyers – The Simpson Flyers are being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Team Category. The Flyers are being inducted for their outstanding provincial performances from 1965-1972. The team started in 1952 as an intermediate team. Over the eight years 52 players were on the Flyers roster. The team took part in Exhibition, Tournament, League, and Provincial games. In the team’s first year in the Long Lake Hockey League they were the Intermediate Northern Provincial Champions. Two Years later the team jo...

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1933-1934 Saskatoon Quakers

Team

1933-1934 Saskatoon Quakers – The 1933-34 Saskatoon Quakers are being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Team Category. The Quakers were a dominate team not only in Saskatchewan but across the globe. The 12 player team make their presence felt on the international level. On March 1st, 1934 the team traveled to Milan Italy to take part in the International World Amateur Championships. The tournament consisted of a 12 team round robin format. The team went on to beat the USA in the finals 2-1.

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2002-2003 Humboldt Broncos

Team

2002-2003 Humboldt Broncos – The 2002/2003 Humboldt Broncos are being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Team Category. The Broncos had a very good 2002/03 season in the SJHL which helped lead them to a successful showing not only provincially but nationally. The team finished first in the SJHL with a 39-12-6-3 record. Humboldt defeated Melfort 4-0 in the first round, Battleford 4-2 in the second round, and Melville 4-0 in the league finals. The Broncos advanced to the Anavet Cup where they defeated the OCN Bli...

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Orland Kurtenbach

Player

Orland Kurtenbach (Prince Albert) – Orland Kurtenbach is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame as a Player. Kurtenbach was born in Cudworth, Saskatchewan but moved to Prince Albert at age 10 when he began playing organized hockey. He played in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) with the Prince Albert Mintos while also making brief appearances with the Saskatoon Quakers of the minor professional Western Hockey League (WHL). In 1957, Kurtenbach finished the season with the Flin Flon Bombers, where he helped th...

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Terry Harper

Player

Terry Harper (Regina) – Terry Harper is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Players Category. From a young age Harper, a defenceman, was known for his toughness. As a youngster he suffered serious third degree burns to his arms, chest, stomach and legs in a fire. The damage required seven years of skin grafting. Through it all Harper used hockey as a motivating force to get through the pain. His doctors agreed to let him play hockey, thinking that the skating would help rebuild his leg muscles. By 1957 Harper...

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Bob Turner

Player

Robert “Bob” Turner (Regina) – Bob Turner is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Players Category. Turner, a defenceman, played three seasons with his hometown Regina Pats and two seasons with the Shawinigan Cataractes (Quebec Hockey League) before joining the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL) in 1955. He went on to earn an impressive five Stanley Cup rings as the club set a record with five consecutive championships skating alongside the likes of Maurice Richard, Jacques Plante, Doug...

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Colleen Sostorics

Player

Colleen Sostorics (Kennedy) – Colleen Sostorics is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Players Category. Sostorics played exclusively on boys' hockey teams until the age of 17 and even captained one in 1996. She competed with Team Saskatchewan at the 1995 Canada Games and the 1997 Canadian Under-18 Championship prior to moving to Alberta to attend the University of Calgary in pursuit of a degree in economics when she also played on the school's women's hockey team. Sostorics was initially selected to represen...

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Dwight McMillan

Builder

Dwight McMillan (Weyburn) – Dwight McMillan is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Builders Category. McMillan is the winningest coach in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) history after coaching the Weyburn Red Wings for almost four decades. Over the course of his extensive career, McMillan was named the SJHL Coach-of-the-Year three times, won six league titles and five Saskatchewan-Manitoba championships. McMillan also led the Red Wings to National Championship titles in 1984 and 2005. In 2008 he ...

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Ron Rumball

Builder

Ron Rumball (Bladworth) – Ron Rumball is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Builders Category. Rumball a native of Bladworth SK relocated to Weyburn in 1966 when he took a position to be Vice Principal at Haig Elementary School. Shortly after he became locked into the Weyburn Red Wings and a path of success was soon to follow. The Red Wings became a Junior 'A' program in 1969 and Rumball was on the Board of Directors. In 1972, he joined forces with Dwight McMillan (for a second time, the first was with th...

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Barry Mackenzie

Builder

Barry MacKenzie is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Builders Category. As a player, MacKenzie spent his junior years with the Toronto St. Michaels Majors from 1960-62 and won a Memorial Cup. After a season at the University of British Columbia with the Thunderbirds, he joined the newly-founded Canadian national ice hockey team in 1963 and made an appearance at the 1964 Winter Olympics.

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Terry O'Malley

Builder

Terry O’Malley – Terry O’Malley is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Builders Category. O’Malley spent a total of 23 years at Athol Murray College of Notre Dame, as a coach, a teacher, and also served as the President of the school from 2003-2006. As a player O’Malley played junior hockey in Toronto and one of the first Canadians who dedicated their playing career to the international game. In 1962, he joined the National and Olympic hockey university programs initiated by Father David Bauer in V...

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Jules Swick

Official

Jules Swick (Wakaw) – Jules Swick is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Officials Category. Swick was born in Wakaw where he played minor hockey as well as in Prince Albert before settling in Saskatoon. During his playing career Swick spent time with the New York Rovers, Troy, Ohio Bruins where he was voted most valuable player, and with the Indianapolis Chiefs. Swick began his officiating career in 1957 and went on to spend 22 years in the Western Canada Junior League, some years in the Western Senior Le...

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Thomas "Tommy" E. Huston

Grassroots

Thomas (Tommy) E. Huston – Thomas (Tommy) E. Huston is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Grassroots Category. Huston was born and raised in and around Weyburn where he came to be known as Mr. Hockey to many due to his dedication, hard work and support to the game through his involvement in the Weyburn Red Wings organization and to the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League as a whole. He was a faithful supporter of the Weyburn Red Wings since their inception in 1961. He served on the Board of Directors as Pre...

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1983-1984 Weyburn Red Wings

Team

1983-84 Weyburn Red Wings – The 1983-84 Weyburn Red Wings Hockey Club is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Team Category. The Red Wings had an incredible championship season in 1983-84 when they captured three titles making them Provincial, Western Canadian and National Champions all in one season. They had a solid regular season where they finished in second place in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) which also earned them a playoff berth. They went on to defeat North Battleford, Melville and...

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1956-57 Flin Flon Junior Bombers

Team

1956-57 Flin Flon Junior Bombers – The 1956-57 Flin Flon Junior Bombers Hockey Club are being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Team Category. During the first decade of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey (SJHL), the Bombers won seven league titles, however the 1956-57 squad was the first to finally capture a national title and become National Junior Memorial Cup champions. They were dominant over the course of the regular season as they finished with a 46-5-2 record. They went on to defeat Humboldt and Prince Alb...

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Edward Litzenberger

Player

Edward ‘Eddie’ Litzenberger (Neudorf) - Eddie Litzenberger is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Player category. Litzenberger was born in Neudorf and played his minor hockey in Weyburn.  He became an outstanding player with the Regina Pats from 1949 to 1952 scoring 332 points in 197 games.  He served as captain of the Pats in 1950-51 and 1951-52 and made the Western Junior League All-Star team in the same years. He was on the Pats teams that vied unsuccessfully for the Memorial Cup in the 1949-50 and 19...

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Bob Bourne

Player

Bob Bourne (Netherhill) – Bob Bourne is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Player category. Bourne grew playing both hockey and baseball and began his involvement in sport at a young age. He went on to turn his outstanding hockey skills into an exceptional junior hockey career and four Stanley Cup championships with the New York Islanders. In addition, he did sign with the Houston Astros baseball organization before going on to play in the NHL. In his three seasons playing junior hockey with the Saskatoon...

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Fiona Smith-Bell

Player

Fiona Smith-Bell (Edam) – Fiona Smith-Bell is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Player category. Smith-Bell found herself drawn to play hockey as a young girl growing up in Edam. Since girls’ hockey programs were nonexistent at the time, she simply played with the boys with Battlefords Minor Hockey Association. When she was a teenager, also competed in speed skating simply because women's hockey had not yet been established for younger hockey players. By 1991, women’s hockey was gathering momentum. That...

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Graham Tuer

Builder

Graham Tuer (North Battleford) – Graham Tuer is being inducted in the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Builder category. Tuer’s involvement in hockey spans more than five decades as he has worked in multiple capacities including as a volunteer, administrator, general manager and scout at every level in minor and junior hockey in Saskatchewan. On a provincial level, Tuer helped create the Saskatchewan Development Model – a collaboration of the Saskatchewan Hockey Association (SHA), Western Hockey League (WHL), Saskatchewan ...

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Stan Dunn

Builder

Stan Dunn (Rosetown) - Stan Dunn is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Builder category. Involved in developing countless hockey players for more than five decades, including talent that went on to the highest levels, Dunn was also instrumental in the development of hockey teams and leagues across Saskatchewan. After a playing career that took him overseas where he met his wife, Sheila, Dunn began coaching in 1955.  As a player/coach in Redvers, Lloydminster and then Lashburn, he also coached local minor h...

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1983-84 Wilkie Outlaws

Team

1983-84 Wilkie Outlaws – The 1983-84 Wilkie Outlaws are being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Team Category. It was a time when senior hockey was flourishing in Saskatchewan. The 1983-84 Wilkie Outlaws, members of the strong Wild Goose Hockey League, were a team continuing a winning and championship tradition. The team went unbeaten in 18 games over the course of the season and for the second year in a row, captured first place in the league. They then went on to sweep the Lloydminster Border Kings in the best-...

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2000-01 Lloydminster Border Kings

Team

2000-01 Lloydminster Border Kings – The 2000-01 Lloydminster Border Kings are being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Team Category. The Border Kings had an incredible championship season in 2000-01 despite not having a league to play in that year. A series of exhibition games were played in preparation for a hopeful playoff run that would lead the team to the Allan Cup. The team did go on to capture the Provincial Senior AAA Championship title after defeating Paradise Hill in two straight games in the best-of-th...

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Ken Wheler

Official

Ken Wheler (Battleford) – Ken Wheler is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Official category. Wheler began officiating at the age of 14 in his hometown of Battleford as part of the Battleford Community Youth Club hockey program. He advanced through the ranks and went on to take assignments from the local Minor Hockey Association. He continued to referee while playing Midget hockey but then made the decision to dedicate his time to officiating full time. Wheler refereed several provincial championships at ...

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Northwest Hockey Development Association

Grassroots

Northwest Hockey Development Association – Northwest Hockey Development Association is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Grassroots Category. This group has been active in the Battlefords since January, 1982. They were initially started as a booster club for the Battlefords AAA Stars but has evolved over time to provide support for the hockey community in the Battlefords. The Northwest Hockey Development Association is a group of volunteers that support the development of hockey in the area and their suppor...

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