Honoured Members

Frost, Ray

Date of Death: 2014-06-23
Date of Birth: 1928-01-05

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba Ray enjoyed a 40-year career in hockey as a coach and manager in minor and junior hockey in his home town. Began coaching in 1944 with the Downing Parks Board team and also with Isaac Brock and West End Memorials Bantam "B" clubs until 1956. Then went on to manage the MJHL Winnipeg Rangers for ten seasons. The Rangers won the MJHL championship three times and were Western Canada Finalists in 1961 losing to Edmonton. He served for ten years 1967 to 1977 as a scout for the Philadelphia Flyers, Stanley Cup winners in 1974 and 1975. Ray was responsible for drafting a couple of Manitoba players, Bob Clarke and Jimmy Johnson. He coached Bantam "B" and Midget clubs at the Winakwa C. C. for seven years from 1977 to 1984 before retiring from the game of hockey.