• Vernon “Vern” Pachal

    Vern Pachal first displayed his impressive skills as a hockey player while still a young boy in his hometown of Yorkton.  He led three Yorkton teams to provincial championships—at the Pee Wee level in 1943, the Bantam level in 1945, Read more →

  • Gwen (Wall) Ridout

    Gwen (Wall) Ridout showed an interest in running from an early age. By the third grade, she was already part of a city championship 4x100m relay team in her hometown of Saskatoon. By high school, Ridout had become a dominant Read more →

  • Michael “Mike” Mintenko

    Photo Credit: Brandee McCormack Martinez Photography Mike Mintenko first joined the Moose Jaw Kinsmen Flying Fins Swim Club at the age of eight. By his teen years, he began to train for competitions more seriously. It was not long before Read more →

  • Donna Veale

    Donna Veale

    Photo Credit: Cindy Moleski Photography Donna Veale was a fierce competitor who always understood the value of hard work. After graduation from Yorkton Regional High School, she enrolled at the University of Saskatchewan as a member of the Huskiette basketball Read more →

  • Darcey Busse

    Darcey Busse

    Photo Credit: University of Saskatchewan Huskies Athletics Darcey Busse was raised in Moose Jaw and proved himself to be a natural athlete who competed in many different organized sports as a youth. It was as a volleyball player, though, that Read more →

  • Reindl Caren

    Caren (Rathie) Reindl

    Caren Reindl was born and raised in Saskatoon and became the Saskatoon High School Champion at 100, 200, and 400 metres in 1974, 1975, and 1976. Following a stellar provincial high school career Caren’s successes continued at the Western Canadian Read more →

  • March Harold

    Harold “Mush” March

    Harold “Mush” March was voted one of Regina’s outstanding athletes during 1928 for his performance in junior hockey.  He made his professional debut at Ottawa in 1929 with the Chicago Blackhawks. Mush played with the Blackhawks for 17 seasons (1928/29-1944/45), Read more →

  • Watson Harold

    Harold “Harry” Watson

    At 18 years of age, Harold “Harry” Watson joined the professional ranks with the Brooklyn Americans (1942/43), of the National Hockey League (NHL).  After 1 year, the Detroit Red Wings claimed him, and then the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Read more →

  • Warwick Grant

    Grant Warwick

    Grant Warwick began his hockey career playing in the Regina minor leagues. His team, the Regina Abbotts, won the Saskatchewan Junior championship in 1940.  In 1941, he helped lead the Regina Rangers to the Allan Cup. Turning professional the next Read more →

  • Warwick Dick

    Richard “Dick” Warwick

    Richard “Dick” Warwick got his start playing minor hockey in Regina and was a member of the Saskatchewan Juvenile champion, Regina Commandos, in 1944. Dick moved to junior ranks, where he spent time with the Brandon Elks, Humboldt Indians, and Read more →

  • Warwick William

    William “Billy” Warwick

    William “Billy” Warwick was a versatile athlete; competing successfully in hockey, athletics, softball, football, and boxing. Hockey became his focus and after spending time in the Regina minor leagues, Billy joined the Regina Abbotts, the 1942 Saskatchewan Junior champions. Warwick Read more →

  • Turner Robert

    Robert “Bob” Turner

    Robert “Bob” Turner played with the Regina Pats, the Regina Capitals (Saskatchewan Senior Hockey League) and the Shawinigan Cataractes (Quebec Hockey League) before joining the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL) in 1955. Bob earned 5 Stanley Cup Read more →

  • Trottier Bryan

    Bryan Trottier

    Bryan Trottier played junior hockey with the Swift Current and Lethbridge Broncos, and in 1974/75 was voted the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the Western Canada Hockey League. In the 1975/76 season, at age 19, he joined the New York Read more →

  • Staniowski Ed

    Edward “Ed” Staniowski

    After growing up in Moose Jaw where he played much of his minor hockey, Ed Staniowski moved to Regina to become the goaltender for the Regina Pats Juniors from 1971 to 1975.  His outstanding junior hockey career resulted in him Read more →

  • Fiona Smith-Bell

    Photo Credit: Hockey Hall of Fame Fiona Smith-Bell found herself drawn to play hockey as a young girl growing up in Edam, Saskatchewan. Since girls’ hockey programs were nonexistent at the time, Bell simply played with the boys. Playing in Read more →