The B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame has announced that three individuals have earned their spot to be inducted later this summer.
Leading B.C.’s class of 2014 is legend, former goaltender Kirk McLean (a.k.a. Captain Kirk) who played with the Vancouver Canucks for eleven seasons from 1987 to 1998. The Ontarian native accumulated a total of 245 NHL wins and recorded 22 shutouts and is best known for his performance in the 1994 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Other inductees include:
- Pat Price of Nelson, B.C.: An NHL defencemen who has played for the Islanders, Oilers, Penguins, Nordiques (Quebec City’s NHL team), Rangers and the Wild. In total, he played 726 games in the NHL.
- Bill Ennos: a local hockey executive and former hockey player with the UBC Thunderbirds.
- The 2003-2004 Kelowna Rockets: Led by Shea Weber, the Kelowna Rockets went undefeated winning four straight games prior to taking the Memorial Cup.
The players will be inducted into the B.C. Hall of Fame on July 25, 2014 in Penticton.
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