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Monday, January 18, 2016

SHHOF ANNOUNCES 2016 INDUCTEES

January 16, 2016 – The Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame is pleased to announce this year’s list of Hall of Fame inductees. The 2016 inductees are:

Players: Orland Kurtenbach, Terry Harper, Bob Turner*, Colleen Sostorics
Builders: Dwight McMillan, Ron Rumball, Barry Mackenzie, Terry O’Malley
Official: Jules Swick*
Grassroots: Thomas (Tommy) E. Huston*
Teams: 1983-84 Weyburn Red Wings, 1956-57 Flin Flon Bombers
(*Denotes inductee is deceased)

“There are so many people from our province who have made outstanding contributions to this great game that choosing the inductee class each year is always difficult. With such a rich hockey history in Saskatchewan, we know we once again have a superb class to announce,” stated SHHOF Board of Director Co-Chairs Blair Davidson and Jack Brodsky.

The 2016 induction dinner will be held Friday July 8, 2016 at Crescent Point Place in Weyburn. Details of the event will be officially released next month when tickets for the event will go on sale at the Weyburn Red Wings office.

“On behalf of our entire Committee, I would like to say how excited we are to host this Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame dinner this summer in Weyburn,” says Val Tribiger, Chair of the host committee. “This is going to be a great event as we honour this excellent class of inductees while highlighting our wonderful city.”

The announcement of the event and the 2016 SHHOF Class of Inductees took place on Saturday evening at the Weyburn Red Wings game as part of Cameco Hockey Day in Saskatchewan celebrations taking place across the province.

The Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame is location in Swift Current. For more information, please visit
www.saskhockeyhalloffame.com.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Oh finally someone recognizes Orland Kurtenbach is a Hall of Famer!!! The guy is a legend on the ice....and off the ice.

Mr. H