2016 Inductees

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Player

Orland Kurtenback

Orland Kurtenbach was born in Cudworth, but moved to Prince Albert at age 10 when he began playing organized hockey. He played in the SJHL with the Prince Albert Mintos while also making brief appearances with the Saskatoon Quakers of the minor professional Western Hockey League (WHL). In 1957, Kurtenbach finished the season with the Flin Flon Bombers, where he helped the team win a Memorial Cup title. Kurtenbach turned professional in 1957-58, signing with the Vancouver Canucks of the WHL and…

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Orland Kurtenback

Player

Terry Harper

Terry Harper (Regina) has been inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Players category. From a young age, the defenceman was known for his toughness. As a youngster, he suffered serious third-degree burns to his arms, chest, stomach, and legs in a fire. The damage required seven years of skin grafting. Through it all, Harper used hockey as a motivating force to get through the pain. His doctors agreed to let him play hockey, thinking that the skating would help rebuild his…

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Terry Harper

Player

Robert "Bob" Turner

Robert “Bob” Turner (Regina) has been inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Players category. Turner, a defenceman, played three seasons with his hometown Regina Pats and two seasons with the Shawinigan Cataractes (Quebec Hockey League) before joining the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL) in 1955. He went on to earn an impressive five Stanley Cup rings -- as the club set a record with five consecutive championships -- skating alongside the…

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Robert "Bob" Turner

Player

Colleen Sostorics

Colleen Sostorics (Kennedy) has been inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Players category. Sostorics played exclusively on boys' hockey teams until the age of 17 and even captained one in 1996. She competed with Team Saskatchewan at the 1995 Canada Games and the 1997 Canadian Under-18 championship prior to moving to Alberta to attend the University of Calgary in pursuit of a degree in economics when she also played on the school's women's hockey team.…

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Colleen Sostorics

Builder

Dwight McMillan

Dwight McMillan (Weyburn) has been inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Builders category. McMillan is the winningest coach in Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) history after coaching the Weyburn Red Wings for almost four decades. Over the course of his extensive career, McMillan was named the SJHL Coach of the Year three times, won six league titles and five Saskatchewan-Manitoba championships. McMillan also led the Red Wings to national championship titles in 1984…

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Dwight McMillan

Builder

Ron Rumball

Ron Rumball (Bladworth) has been inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Builders category. Rumball, a native of Bladworth, relocated to Weyburn in 1966 when he took a position to be vice-principal at Haig Elementary School. Shortly after, he became locked into the Weyburn Red Wings and a path of success was soon to follow. The Red Wings became a Junior 'A' program in 1969 and Rumball was on the Board of Directors. In 1972, he joined forces with Dwight McMillan for…

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Ron Rumball

Builder

Barry MacKenzie

Barry MacKenzie has been inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Builders category. As a player, MacKenzie spent his Junior years with the Toronto St. Michaels Majors from 1960-62 and won a Memorial Cup. After a season at the University of British Columbia with the Thunderbirds, he joined the newly-founded Canadian national ice hockey team in 1963 and made an appearance at the 1964 Winter Olympics. After coming home empty-handed again in 1965, the Canadians won bronze medals…

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Barry MacKenzie

Builder

Terry O'Malley

Terry O’Malley has been inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Builder category. O’Malley spent a total of 23 years at Athol Murray College of Notre Dame, as a coach, a teacher, and also served as the president of the school from 2003-06. As a player, O’Malley played Junior hockey in Toronto and was one of the first Canadians who dedicated their playing career to the international game. In 1962, he joined the national and Olympic hockey university…

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Terry O'Malley

Official

Jules Swick

Jules Swick has been inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Official category. Swick was born in Wakaw where he played Minor hockey as well as in Prince Albert before settling in Saskatoon. During his playing career, Swick spent time with the New York Rovers, Troy Bruins where he was voted most valuable player, and with the Indianapolis Chiefs. Swick began his officiating career in 1957 and went on to spend 22 years in the Western Canada Junior League, some years in the…

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Jules Swick

Grassroots

Thomas "Tommy" E. Huston

Thomas "Tommy" E. Huston has been inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Grassroots category. Huston was born and raised in and around Weyburn where he came to be known as “Mr. Hockey” to many due to his dedication, hard work, and support to the game through his involvement in the Weyburn Red Wings organization and to the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League as a whole. He was a faithful supporter of the Weyburn Red Wings since their inception in 1961.…

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Thomas "Tommy" E. Huston

Team

1983-1984 Weyburn Red Wings

The 1983-84 Weyburn Red Wings Hockey Club is being inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Team category. The Red Wings had an incredible championship season in 1983-84 when they captured three titles making them provincial, Western Canadian and national champions all in one season. They had a solid regular season where they finished in second place in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) which also earned them a playoff berth. They went on to defeat North…

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1983-1984 Weyburn Red Wings

Team

1956-1957 Flin Flon Junior Bombers

The 1956-57 Flin Flon Junior Bombers Hockey Club have been inducted into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame in the Team category. During the first decade of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey (SJHL), the Bombers won seven league titles; however, the 1956-57 squad was the first to finally capture a national title and become Memorial Cup champions. They were dominant over the course of the regular season as they finished with a 46-5-2 record. They went on to defeat Humboldt and Prince Albert to…

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1956-1957 Flin Flon Junior Bombers