2017 Inductees

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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