History of the sydney millionaires professional hockey. The team out shot melville 108 in the opening 20 minutes and had numerous chances, but they couldnt hit the scoresheet. History of the sydney millionaires professional hockey club. Work in progress contentsshow offence the best by position center player team season amount most points john rodger estevan bruins 196061 1 chick balon prince albert mintos 195960 119 ted hampson flin flon bombers 195657 118 ted. The scchool, the seventh to be held in the province this fall, was arranged by the saha under vicepresident gordon juckes of melville with the cooperation of the saskatchewan recreation movement. Wally stinson of the srm and al picard, all wellknown hockey figures. In recent years, the ward melville ice hockey team has won the varsity state finals and went to nationals, the schshl varsity championship, two freshman schshl championships and one junior varsity schshl championships. He was named to the mastercard canadian junior alltime team in 1999 andelected to the saskatchewan rural hockey hall of fame in 2002 and to the saskatchewan provincial hall of fame in 2003. Melville millionaires sjhl, 19702020 yearly attendance. Krahn to the melville millionaires of the saskatchewan junior hockey league in. Saskatchewan junior hockey league 19682020 history and statistics.
Brandon wheat kings the official website of brian propp hockey. Hall of fame saskatchewan junior hockey league sjhl. Melville millionaires hockey team page with roster, stats, transactions at. The genesis of canadian olympic hockey kindle edition. Melville officially became a city on august 1, 1960 and has grown to offer a variety of services, including the home of the provincial governments saskatchewan crop. In 2008 brian was awarded as the alltime best left winger for both the melville millionaires and the brandon wheat kings. The team subsequently won two challenges but lost the final challenge of the season to the winnipeg monarchs. Saskatchewan junior hockey league 19682020 history and. Yorkton terriers forward greg mulhall has been suspended 25 games for bowling over melville millionaires goaltender berk berkeliev in a. The heritage museum is housed in one of the oldest buildings in melville. Scroll down to see our history of success and previous league championships and tournament champs.
I have always had a passion for the team and wanted to share this passion by displaying the memorabilia that i have collected over the years. Another bantam draft in the books, looking forward to the interaction and getting to. An earlier edition of the melville millionaires played senior hockey during the 1910s in the southern saskatchewan hockey league, winning the league championship in 1915 and taking over the title of allan cup champions. In 2005, he was honoured by his hometown when humboldt erected a monument outlining his greatness in a park that bears his name. Since opening in the fall of 2011 the horizon credit union centre has become a meeting place for residents and visitors to enjoy a variety of events and activities. The melville millionaires are a canadian junior a hockey team based in melville, sask playing in the saskatchewan junior hockey league from 1970 to 2020. In response to claims by a family that the team had removed them from their billet program owing to the presence of a transgender person in their home, the melville millionaires hockey club has. I am honoured to be part of a hockey organization that has the history that the melville millionaires does and am looking forward to being a part of such an historical franchise. Paul lutheran home in melville at the time of his passing. Melville is located in the eastcentral portion of saskatchewan, and 145 kilometres north east of the provincial capital. Melville millionaires hockey team apologizes to billet family regina. Buy the official illustrated nhl history by arthur pincus, david rosner, len. The saskatchewan junior hockey league is a canadian junior a hockey league that has operated from 1968 to 2020. This is a graph of the home attendance of the melville millionaires, a hockey team playing in the saskatchewan junior hockey league from 1970 to 2020.
Great story has it that aboard the ship was a group of millionaires that hayes was bringing over as potential investors in melville. The melville millionaire hockey club has been in the history books since 1915, when goldie smith brought the coveted allen cup to melville and dubbed the team millionaires. Brandon wheat kings the official website of brian propp. History and season records of the saskatchewan junior hockey league 19682020. Team history and standings season league gp w t l otw otl gf ga tp rank postseason. All of a sudden you had a maple leaf on your chest and you knew. His team would add two more before the end of the first. Cindy winand is the mother of an 18yearold transgender girl. The railway museum is housed in an original grand trunk railway station, and the melville millionaires hockey museum is housed in the community works. Melville millionaires wmbl coaches show may 23rd edition in this first mils coaches show of the season, head coach wes hunt talks about the expectations going into the 2018 wmbl season and this weekends field of dreams banquet in melville this weekend. Melville city hockey club is western australias biggest hockey club. Hosting a 1,524 person seating capacity arena, fans are able to cheer on the melville millionaires sjhl hockey team. Yorkton terrier greg mulhall has been handed a 25 game suspension for a collision that occured in melville, at saturday nights game against the millionaires. Melville minor hockey association melville bantam aa.
Total zone rating and initial framework for wins above replacement calculations provided by sean smith. Welcome to the richardson melville millionaire hockey museum website. Millionaires take round one with kings dauphin kings. Melville was named after charles melville hayes, the grand trunk pacific general manager who drowned in the 1912 sinking of the titanic. Hockey league melville millionaires throughout their seasons. Melville officially became a city on august 1, 1960 and has grown to offer a variety of services, including the home of the provincial governments saskatchewan crop insurance as well as such industrial leaders as babcock and wilcox. This devil is a new jersey native who always rooted for the home team and has a cute pup named penelope this devil is from sweden and scored his first nhl goal in his debut on october 7, 2017. Melville millionaires legends of hockey the legends. American hockey league president maurice podoloff once observed, eddie shore did not walk.
Silverbacks trade krahn to sjhls melville millionaires. Terrier gets 25 game suspension from sjhl yorkton this week. Moving east once again, he returned to the alberta hockey league for a brief season before making his way to melville. A part of two stanley cup winning teams, his life and career is part of a new audio book and ebook being put together by frank. Silverbacks trade krahn to sjhls melville millionaires salmon. While the w might steal most peoples attention in the bigger cities, throughout prairies the sjhl rules supreme. The history of the melville millionaires hockey club is rich with many hockey greats getting their start in this small saskatchewan town. Win expectancy, run expectancy, and leverage index calculations provided by tom tango of, and coauthor of the book. You always have the option to delete your tweet location history. Asked in ice hockey, ice hockey history who is the oldest junior hockey team in canada. Brian was selected as the all time greatest left winger in canadian junior hockey history. The melville millionaires are a junior a ice hockey team based in melville, saskatchewan. Yorkton has always had a presence in professional hockey, and metro prystai was one of the early stars from the city. Relive the drama and excitement of the first century of nhl hockey in toronto.
When the allcanadian national hockey league decided to expand to the american cities of new york, boston, detroit and chicago, there was doubt as to its ultimate fate. It has emerged that the melville millionaires sjhl team have removed the girls. Sjhl mandate sjhl assistance program league directory junior a supplement sdm manual social media policy playoff. Paul smandych passed away on thursday, march 5, 2020, at the age of 88 years, just short of his 89th birthday. The sjhl saskatchewan junior hockey league, is a junior a ice hockey league. The salmon arm silverbacks have traded 2001born forward jonathan krahn to the melville millionaires of the saskatchewan junior hockey league in exchange for future considerations. List of teams for honoured players legends of hockey. Asked in ice hockey history, nicaragua, olympics ice hockey. History in radio broadcasting made in melville jan. They are members of the saskatchewan junior hockey league sjhl. For almost 100 years the millionaires have been at it, in baseball, minor sports and, as a flagship team, in the provinces senior, intermediate and junior hockey. Historical facts and data about the melville millionaires 19551966 sjhl hockey team of the sjhl, including players, standings, logos, and game program.
Its said that per capita, saskatchewan produces the most professional hockey players than any other province in canada. With an eye to its railway roots and its sports history, melville has kept its memories alive in three local museums. The melville millionaires and the yorkton terriers are arch rivals. The melville millionaire hockey club has been in the history books since 1915, when goldie smith brought the coveted allen cup to melville and dubbed the.
Melville millionaires news newspapers books scholar. Krahn played in 50 games last season for the backs, recording four goals and four assists, while also scoring one goal in five playoff games. The melville millionaires are a canadian junior a ice hockey based in melville, saskatchewan. The melville millionaires are a canadian junior a ice hockey based in melville. I played hockey for the millionaires in 1964 65 and 1965 66.
Attendance is based on numbers from a team or league, either released as an official yearly pergame average figure, or compiled into an average from individual boxscore attendance. In 1975, he was named to the hockey hall of fame, and in 1998, he was ranked number 16 on the hockey news list of the 100 greatest hockey players. Melville millionaires hockey team apologizes to billet. By the time the sankeys arrived there in 1914, melville boasted a power plant, a fledgling hospital, a milling company, luther college, and the queen street arena, home of the semipro allan cup champions, the melville millionaires. Dauphin, mb the dauphin kings played well but couldnt find any finish in their second home pre season game, falling 52 to the sjhls melville millionaires thursday night. The melville millionaires were saddened to hear of the loss of greg vaughan who was a strong supporter of the melville millionaires an. Melville millionaires hockey team 19551966 sjhl statistics and.
Legends of hockey nhl player search players by team. This commemorative book featuring rare stories and photos from the toronto star takes readers inside canadas teams thrilling stanley cups, explores the unforgettable. Dauphin got started early when cole dekoninck scored 5. Melville is home to the melville millionaires of the saskatchewan junior hockey league, as well as the melville millionaires of the western canadian baseball league. Historical statistics saskatchewan junior hockey league sjhl. They include the likes of ron hextall, eddie shore, chris kunitz, brian propp, kelly buchberger and many, many more. They play their home games in the melville stadium which has a seating capacity of 2,100. Dauphin, mb the dauphin kings scored seven goals and matthias smith stopped all 28 shots he faced as kings rolled to a 70 victory over the sjhls melville millionaires monday night at credit union place. Part of that journey for up and coming players is the whl western hockey league. The terriers took a solid 54 lead in game one friday night, while melville switched the script saturday night, pulling forward for a 72 win. I also was a member of the executive from 1972 to 1996. Melville millionaires sjhl hockey team page with roster, stats, transactions at. Modo hockey ornskoldsvik maritime allstars markham waxers marquette ironmen mcgill redmen mcgill university mcmaster university medicine hat tigers melville millionaires memphis wings metallurg.384 217 1197 1036 1406 1487 742 265 1260 1373 1159 914 106 667 1376 1135 706 981 971 576 388 238 852 1117 114 1568 108 1479 1101 155 1036 1572 1514 541 623 1406 945 1394 1077 1030 772