Honoured Members

Pennington, Cliff

Date of Death: 2020-05-26
Date of Birth: 1940-04-18

Born in Winnipeg, Cliff was a centreman who played four years of Junior hockey, two with St. Boniface Canadiens, 1956 MJHL Champions and two seasons with Flin Flon recording 62 goals and 12 points in his final year of junior hockey in 1958-59.

He played a few games with the WHL Winnipeg Warriors and was a member of Team Canada's 1960 Silver medal winning Olympic club. Two championship seasons followed in 1961 with Hull-Ottawa Canadiens and 1963 Kingston Frontenacs of the EPHL.

In 1970, with Des Moines Oak Leafs he captured the IHL's "Most Valuable Player" award, and was selected to the first all-star team. Cliff retired in 1974 with 101 NHL games with Boston, and career pro totals of 358 goals, 676 assists and 1034 points in 766 games played.