Honoured Members

Joyal, Lou

Date of Death: 2020-09-18
Date of Birth: 1933-05-31
Date of Induction: 1995


Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Lou played three seasons in the MJHL with the Winnipeg Blackhawks and the Winnipeg Barons. Joining the senior Winnipeg Maroons in 1954, he was with them for ten years and 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.