July 27, 2013, Kelowna, BC (ISN) – Kelowna Rockets coach Ryan Huska has been inducted into the B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame as a member of the 1994 and ’95 Memorial Cup winning Kamloops Blazers teams.
Huska, along with other BC players from the dynasty Blazers’ teams in the early nineties, were inducted in the B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame on Friday night in Penticton.
The Blazers won back to back Memorial Cups under head coach Don Hay and general manager Bob Brown. Many of the players shared in the double Canadian Junior Hockey Championships.
Huska, along with Darcy Tucker, Jarome Iginla, Shane Doan, Hnat Domenichelli, Nolan Baumgartner and Jason Strudwick were just a few of the standout players on the two time championship teams.
A native of Cranbrook, Huska has won four Memorial Cups and attended several others. He won three with the Blazers as well as one in 2004 with the Rockets as an assistant coach. In 2009 he led the Rockets to a runner-up performance as a head coach and last year guided the Rockets to a club-record 52 win season.