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For the Love of the Game

Lou Mainella, 80, has been involved with the North Kildonan Old Timers Hockey League for 45 years. While he says his playing days are behind him, he books the icetimes and keeps the league going...

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Alvin Brian Mcdonald

ALVIN BRIAN (AB) MCDONALD February 18, 1936 - September 4, 2018 It is with appreciative and loving hearts that we announce the passing of our husband, father and pillar of our family, Alvin Brian...

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Ab McDonald 1936 - 2018

  The hockey world lost one of its true 'good guys' on September 5, 2018 with the passing of Ab McDonald at the age of 82. Born on February 18, 1936, Ab grew up in the Weston area of...

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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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Ed Sweeney Memorial Award Recipient

The Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame is pleased to award an Ed Sweeney Memorial Award to Will Jones for his documentary production Iced: The Lost History of Hockey at The University of Winnipeg. The...

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Ron Castelane

RON CASTELANE September 10, 1930 - June 20, 2018 What a Life! These last few weeks prompted me to reflect on my life and to be full of gratitude. I was thankful that my parents moved from the...

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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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Tommy Marshall

THOMAS WILLIAM MARSHALL It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved dad, grandpa, and great-grandpa Tommy Marshall. Tommy passed away peacefully in Winnipeg on April 11,...

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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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The Final Face-off

The Final Face-OffKent Morgan Document;  The Final Face Off Winter 2017 Since the Fall 2016 newsletter, the hockey community has lost a number of Manitobans as well as people with a...

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Ted Knight

EDWARD "TED" ARTHUR KNIGHT1939 - 2017It is with deep sadness that the family announces the passing of Ted Knight, a loving husband, father and grandfather, a truly great friend to many. Quietly...

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2017 Community Award

Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame President, Don Kuryk recently visited Lac du Bonnet to meet with the local hockey community and award them the 2017 $10,000.00 Community Award. The award will help...

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Dunc Rousseau 1945-2017

DUNCAN (FRANKLIN) ROUSSEAU After a courageous battle with cancer, Duncan peacefully on October 18, 2017 passed away at Riverview Health Center, at the age of 72 years. Duncan will be lovingly...

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2017 Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame Dinner

The 2017 Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame Induction dinner was a rousing success with over 700 attendees acknowledging some of Manitoba's hockey greats. Held at the CanadInns Polo Park on Saturday,...

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Dave Semenko 1957-2017

DAVID (DAVE) JOHN SEMENKO 1957 - 2017 With heavy hearts on June 29, 2017, Dave Semenko of Edmonton passed away at the age of 59 years, with his family by his side. Dave will be lovingly...

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2017 MBHHOF Community Award Winner

The Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that Lac du Bonnet, MB is the 2017 Community Award recipient. The MANITOBA HOCKEY HALL OF FAME COMMUNITY AWARD is an annual prize that goes...

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Final Face off - Don Collins

DONALD WALTER COLLINS Passed away peacefully but suddenly at home on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the age of 85. Lovingly predeceased by his wife Patricia (nee O'Sullivan); and parents, Harry and...

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