Honoured Members

Ball, Terry

Date of Birth: 1944-11-29


Born in Selkirk, Terry Ball played minor hockey in Winnipeg's Fort Garry area. From the 1961-62 season through 1963-64, the defenseman played for the junior Winnipeg Rangers. In 1962-63, he was picked up by the MJHL champion Brandon Wheat Kings for the Memorial Cup play-offs. In 1964, the senior Winnipeg Maroons added him for their playoff run to the Allan Cup championship. He then played the 1964-65 season with the junior KItchener Rangers of the OHA. Ball played 15 pro seasons including 74 NHL games and 305 in the WHA. He also played in the American, Central and Western leagues and finished his career in Finland. He was noted for his deadly slapshot and was a ferocious body checker despite weighing not much more than 160 pounds.