Ron Delorme (North Battleford) – Ron Delorme is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Player category.
Delorme was born in North Battleford and grew up in Cochin. A popular player with his teammates and the fans, Delorme was a hero to First Nation Canadians. Delorme became a role model for aspiring hockey players and athletes. "Chief," his nickname, spent a lot of his spare time encouraging First Nations youth to aspire for great things like he did.
He played his minor hockey in the area prior to moving to P...
William (Bill) Hicke
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 eventually it was hockey that would consume him and steer his life to the big leagues. After being called up at the early age of 15 he would spend his entire junior career with the Regina Pats between 1954-58. In 146 regular season games he scored 251 points, including 142 goals. He led the league in goals and points during his last season and led the Pats...
Hayley Wickenheiser (Shaunavon) – Hayley Wickenheiser is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Player category.
Considered one of the best female hockey players in the world, Wickenheiser is a five-time Olympic medalist, four-time Olympic gold medalist and seven-time World Champion.
Wickenheiser’s ascent to the top of the sport started in Shaunavon, Saskatchewan when at 15 she was the youngest member chosen for the Canadian Women’s National Team – a team she led to several championships. Ms. Wickenheis...
John Kelly Lovering
John Kelly Lovering (Regina) – John Kelly Lovering is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Builder category.
Lovering was a teacher and a coach not only in Saskatchewan, but all around the world. Although it was his coaching in hockey that become renowned he also spent time coaching basketball, volleyball and football. Overall, he captured 14 Provincial Championships as a coach.
In 1995 he received the Gordon Jukes Award, presented by Hockey Canada to acknowledge exceptional contributions to the sport’s d...
Lyle Wilhelm (Moose Jaw) – Lyle Wilhelm is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Official category.
Wilhelm has spent 48 years as a true leader of hockey officiating in our province and country. He continues to make officials and officiating programs better. His contribution to the Saskatchewan Hockey Association and Hockey Canada in the development of programs and his vision of making hockey officiating better has been a great benefit to the game.
As an official, Wilhelm officiated minor, senior, and coll...
Larry Johnson (Moose Jaw/Swift Current) – Larry Johnson is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Grassroots category.
Hockey has been a part of Johnson’s life since the age of four when he started playing on the creek in Moose Jaw. He continued playing the sport until 60 when he retired from Old Timers hockey. Over the course of his time as a young player he won the city scoring championship, played on the city all-star team and won a city championship. He later went on to win a Provincial A Championship wi...
Dennis Loeppky (Swift Current) – Dennis Loeppky is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Grassroots category.
Loeppky was a dedicated community volunteer who began lending his time back in 1967 selling programs in the brand new Centennial Civic Centre. He became predominantly known for his work as a timekeeper and scorekeeper for the Swift Current Broncos (WHL) and Swift Current Indians (SJHL) as well as at a variety of special community events for local hockey teams. His timekeeping expertise were sought aft...