Honoured Members

Simpson, "Bud" Robert

Date of Death: 1990-11-11
Date of Birth: 1910-08-18

Born in Cannington Manor, Saskatchewan, "Bud" Simpson was a great amateur goalie who played in all levels of the Winnipeg minor, junior and senior hockey system. He moved to Flin Flon in 1935 and played senior hockey with the Bombers until 1947. Simpson was the manager of the first Flin Flon junior team in 1948-49 and held that position until his retirement in 1956. He had recruited all but one player for the Bombers' 1957 Memorial Cup Championship team. He was also an executive member of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey Association for eight years.