Fort Frances Canadians Senior Hockey

Team Year and Name

1952 Fort Frances Canadians Senior Hockey


Allan Cup Winners

Induction Year



Winning the Western Canadian title by defeating the Edmonton Pats, this team advanced to the national final against the Stratford Indians, where their 4-1 victory in the sixth game resulted in a 4-2 series final and earned them the Canadian senior hockey title.

The members of this Canadian championship team included (L-R):

Back Row: Pete Makarchuk (mascot), Stan Calder, Dr. William Boyle (medical), Bill Galbraith, Ray Coran
Third Row: Percy Robertson, Gordon Calder, Don Lovisa, Gordon Gosselin, Frank 'Ike' Eisenzoph
Second Row: Joe Bolzan (coach), Ed Kliner, Alex Kurceba, Mike Hupchuk, Dun Sampson, Glen Steele (manager)
Front Row: Walter Christiansen, Rick Ricard, William ‘Sambo’ Fedoruk, Bill Cleaveley, Vern O'Donnell, Eric 'Doc' Johnson.

Inducted into the Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame, September 29, 1984