Honoured Members

Joyal, Lou

Date of Birth: 1933-05-31

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Lou played three seasons in the MJHL with the Winnipeg Blackhawks and the Winnipeg Barons. He then joined the senior Winnipeg Maroons and was with them for ten years and was part of their 1964 Allan Cup championship team.

Lou then turned to refereeing for ten years, handling Junior, Senior and International games. Lou was one of two Canadian referees in the 1969 World Hockey Championships in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1977-78 he was appointed Manitoba Senior Hockey Commissioner.