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2022 MANITOBA HOCKEY HALL OF FAME CLASS

The Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame is proud to induct the 2022 Class of Honourees. Six Players, One Builder, One Media, One Official, Two Teams and a Veteran Selection will enter the Hall this...

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Bud McCormick

Bud McCormick, founding father of the Winnipeg Clubs Oldtimers Hockey Club has passed away. Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame writer Ty Dilello has written a look at Bud's life. Read here....

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FINAL FACE-OFF 2021

During 2021, the hockey community lost many Manitobans, and many with a connection to the sport of hockey in our province. Also included are earlier deaths not mentioned in The Final Face-Off in...

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MANITOBA HOCKEY HERITAGE DAY

In 2020, the Manitoba Government proclaimed December 20th as Manitoba Hockey Heritage Day. This date acknowledges the anniversary of Western Canada's first organized hockey match played in...

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Teammate Tale Solved

We received an inquiry on this team photo from the family of Phenix Decosse, seated in the middle row right. They wanted to know which team this was. Our first clue was the man sitting in the...

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NHL HISTORY WITH TY DILELLO

Hockey author and historian Ty Dilello has posted some great stories for us in the past on Manitoba's hockey heritage. He's had the opportunity to sit down and chat with a lot of hockey folks...

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ALAN 'BUTCH' LEE 10/28/1929 - 7/19/21

Mr. Allan "Butch" Lee of Melita and formerly of Pierson passed away on Monday, July 19, 2021 at the age of 91. He was predeceased by his parents, Stephen and Sadie (Southam) Lee; father and...

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Bob 'Pinkie' Davie Story

Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame writer, Ty Dilello has put together an interesting article on the hockey life of Beausejour, Manitoba's Bob 'Pinkie Davie.Click Here to read....

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2020 MBHHF Scholarship Recipients

The Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame and Museum sponsors two awards including the Ken "Friar" Nicolson Award for a male high school hockey player and the Sami Jo Small Award for a female hockey...

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Memories of Sport

In this article courtesy of Canstar News, T. Kent Morgan writes about the changing landscape of minor hockey in Winnipeg during the Fifties and Sixties and a simmering rivalry between Flin Flon...

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Final Face-off 2018

T. Kent Morgan has provided the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame with a list of folks in the local hockey world that passed away in 2018. Also included are earlier deaths not mentioned previously or...

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The Bob Chrystal Story - Block That Shot

Looking for a gift for a hockey fan this Christmas? Winnipeg author Ty Diello has teamed up with Honoured Member of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame, Bob Chrystal to tell Bob's fascinating life...

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Hockey: The Stories Behind our Passion

Kent Morgan, Ted Holland and Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame member Ab McDonald are seen here taking in the Manitoba Museum's Hockey: The Stories Behind our Passion exhibit which will run from July...

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2018 MBHHOF Community Award Winner

The Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that Lundar, MB is the 2018 Community Award recipient. The MANITOBA HOCKEY HALL OF FAME COMMUNITY AWARD is an annual $5,000.00 prize that...

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What could have been ...

Michael Gobuty was inducted into the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame in October, 2017. A second generation garment manufacturer, Gobuty had joined a group of local business owners in 1978 to save...

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How the Forward Pass Killed Joe Hall

For the 1918/19 season, the forward pass rule was finally accepted by the National Hockey Association. The Pacific Coast Hockey Association had been using the tactic since 1913. When Stanley Cup...

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Manitoba's Hockey History

The Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame  has an extensive collection of videos available online here. The videos feature oral histories with some of the province's all-time greats, Ab McDonald, Ted...

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The Death of Bill Masterton

It was 50 years ago on January 13, 1968 that Winnipeger Bill Masterton lost his life on the ice of the Met Center playing for the Minnesota North Stars of the NHL. Masterton was caught in an...

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