REGINA, SK – The Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame Executive is pleased to announce the first set of inductees into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame. The inaugural group of inductees will include 17 individuals and five teams under five different categories.
The group of inductees will be honoured at the first ever Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame banquet and dinner in Swift Current on July 28th, 2012.
The list of inductees is as follows:
Gordon Juckes, Ed Chynoweth, Athol Murray, Doc Seaman, Bill Hunter.
Gordie Howe, Sid Abel, Glenn Hall, Johnny Bower, Fred Sasakamoose, Metro Prystai, Bryan Trottier, Max Bentley, Doug Bentley, Elmer Lach.
1982-83 University of Saskatchewan Huskies, 1974 Regina Pats, 1985 Prince Albert Raiders, 1989 Swift Current Broncos, and 1955-64 Semans Wheat Kings.
The group of inductees will also be honoured in Saskatoon, SK on January 21st at the Credit Union Centre prior to the Saskatoon Blades meeting with the Victoria Royals. The ceremony will include a picture tribute to the inductees as several of them will be in attendance, including 6-time Stanley Cup Champion Bryan Trottier.