Wall of Honour

The Western Canada Professional Hockey Scouts Foundation will induct an inaugural class of 45 into its Wall of Honour on July 30, 2024, in Okotoks, Alberta. Below is our inaugural selection of honourees. We are adding biographies of each of the inductees leading up to the banquet.

Pioneers of Scouting

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Cecil (Tiny) Thompson

Chicago Blackhawks

Danny Summers

Detroit Red Wings, New York Rangers, San Jose Sharks

Frank Currie

Toronto Maple Leafs

George Agar

Oakland/California Golden Seals

Murray (Torchy) Schell

Toronto Maple Leafs

Special Recognition

Garnet Edward "Ace" Bailey

Edmonton Oilers, Los Angeles King's

Early Era (1968-1980)

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Barry Fraser

Edmonton Oilers

Barton (Bart) Bradley

Boston Bruins

Bill Lesuk

Winnipeg Jets, Arizona Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks, Boston Bruins

Bob Owen

NHL Central Scouting, Los Angeles Kings, Atlanta Thrashers, Winnipeg Jets

Charlie Hodge

Winnipeg Jets, Pittsburgh Penguins, Tampa Bay Lightning

Clare Rothermel

Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals

Delbert (Del) Wilson

Montreal Canadiens

Earl Ingarfield Sr.

New York Islanders

Elmer Benning

Montreal Canadians

Gerry (Tex) Ehman

New York Islanders, St. Louis Blues

Gerry Melnyk

Philadelphia Flyers

Ian McKenzie

St. Louis Blues, Atlanta/Calgary Flames, Phoenix Coyotes

Lorne Davis

St. Louis Blues, Edmonton Oilers

Lou Jankowski

St. Louis Blues, Washington Capitals, NHL Central Scouting, New York Rangers

Marshall Johnston

Carolina Hurricanes

Pat Ginnell

St Louis Blues

Ted Hampson

CSS, St Louis Blues, Colorado Avalanche, Vancouver Canucks

Modern Era (1981-Present)

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Scott Bradley, Craig Button, John Chapman

Al Murray

Los Angeles Kings, Tampa Bay Lightning, Hockey Canada

Archie Henderson

Washington Capitals, Ottawa Senators, Detroit Red Wings, Edmonton Oiler's,

Barry Trapp

NHL Central Scouting, Toronto Maple Leafs

Bert Marshall

Carolina Hurricanes, Colorado Rockies, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders

Blair Reid

Medicine Hat Tigers, Seattle Thunderbirds, Philadelphia Flyers, Calgary Flames, Boston Bruins

Bruce Franklin

Chicago Blackhawks, Prince Albert Raiders, Swift Current Broncos, Montreal Canadiens

Bruce Haralson

Detroit Red Wings, Hartford Whalers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Kamloops Jr. Oilers

George Fargher

Ottawa Senators

Gerry O'Flaherty

Montreal Canadiens, Tampa Bay Lightning

Glen Sanders

Nashville Predators, Prince Albert Radiers, Kamloops Blazers

Kevin Prendergast

NHL Central Scouting, Edmonton Oilers, Hockey Canada, Buffalo Sabres

Les Jackson

Minnesota North Stars, Dallas Stars, Atlanta Thrasher, Florida Panthers

Peter Sullivan

NHL Central Scouting, Winnipeg Jets

Tony Feltrin

New York Rangers, New York Islanders, St. Louis Blues

Vaughn Karpan

Winnipeg Jets, Arizona Coyotes, Montreal Canadiens, Vegas Golden Knights

Wayne Meier

Portland Winter Hawks, Detroit Red Wings, Florida Panthers, Anaheim Ducks, Pittsburgh Penguins

Major Junior

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Graham Tuer

Regina Pats, Moose Jaw Warriors, Kelowna Rockets, Central Scouting Service

Lorne Frey

Swift Current Broncos, Kelowna Rockets
Recognition and Dedication Service Award

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Ron Delorme, Garth Malarchuk

Don Paarup

Colorado Avalanche

Glen Dirk

New Jersey Devils, Regina Pats, Spokane Chiefs, Kamloops Blazers

Mike Penny

New York Rangers, Vancouver Canucks, Toronto Maple Leafs

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