Year Inducted: 1995
Home Town: Kingston
More about Wayne Cashman:
Born in 1945 in Kingston, Ontario, Wayne played all of his minor hockey in his hometown and helped lead his midget team to an Ontario Championship. At 15 Wayne moved to Oshawa where he played for the Generals from 1960 to 1964. During his years in Oshawa the Generals won an Ontario Championship, an Eastern Canada Championship and participated in a Memorial Cup. From 1964 to 1983 Wayne played for the Boston Bruins, collecting 277 goals and 516 assists. He played on two Stanley Cup teams and served as captain of the Bruins from 1977 until 1983. Wayne, along with Phil Esposito and Ken Hodge, formed one of hockey's highest scoring lines. In 1972 Wayne was a member of Team Canada in the historic series win over the Soviet Union. Upon completion of his playing days, he became assistant coach with the New York Rangers and is now an assistant coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Year Inducted: 2012
More about Wayne Daniels:
Wayne started out his sporting journey as a trainer with the Oshawa Green Gaels Junior A Lacrosse Team from 1966 to 1968, and taking over the same job with the Oshawa Generals Hockey Club in 1967. By 1977 he moved into the General Manager's job with the Oshawa Legionaires Junior B Hockey Club, and a couple of years later joined the Oshawa Parkway TV Midget Hockey Teams as trainer, doing that job until 1985. At that time, he returned to the Generals as a scout, working in that capacity until being appointed the team's Director of Hockey Operations in 1990. Wayne was a scout for the General's team that won the Memorial Cup in 1990 and Director of Hockey Operations when the team won the OHL Championship in 1997. He held that title until 1999, when the Pittsburgh Penguins of the NHL hired him as a scout. He spent six seasons with the Penguins, and then moved to the Ottawa Senators in a similar capacity in 2006 until his retirement.
Year Inducted: 1997
More about William (Bill) Chatterton Morrison:
Bill, who was born in Toronto, moved to Oshawa in 1945 where he attended Albert Street and Cedardale public schools and high school at Central Collegiate Institute. His competitive weightlifting career began in 1969. In 1977 Bill was crowned Ontario Champion in the 165-lb. class. Bill won the Eastern Canadian Championship in 1981 and was again successful in 1983 at the 181-lb. class. Bill's outstanding success continued in 1984 when he won his third Ontario Championship, the Canadian Championship in Vancouver and earned a second-place finish at the World Masters in Perth, Australia. Following his successful career in weightlifting, Bill decided to direct his energies into the sport by establishing the Bodybuilder Gym in Oshawa. This venture soon became the home of the Oshawa Powerlifting Club. Over the years Bill has coached several individuals who have become powerlifting champions.
Year Inducted: 2004
Home Town: Oshawa
More about William (Bill) Kurelo:
Bill Kurelo, is a life long resident of Oshawa, who first volunteered to coach in Minor Hockey in 1952. President for 9 years, he was made a Life Member in 1962, and in 1986 he was awarded the Canadian Amateur Hockey Award for outstanding service. After being very active in the planning and construction of the Civic Auditorium, Bill was appointed as the first Manager of the new complex in 1964. From 1970 until his retirement in 1989, Bill was Director of the Civic Auditorium and the Arenas. With Bill's leadership ability, Oshawa successfully hosted many prestigious events such as the 1966 Minto Cup, the 1969 Briar, the 1974/75 Canadian Midget Hockey Championships, the 1983 Memorial Cup, and the Mann Cup. Bill was a founding member of the Oshawa Green Gael Lacrosse Club in 1963, and a Director of the Oshawa Sports Hall of Fame from 1986 to 1989. He has been a Director of the Oshawa Generals Jr. A Hockey Club since 1989, and an executive member of the Legionaires Jr. B. Hockey Club since 1990. Bill collaborated in the production of two books, the "History of the Oshawa Generals" (1936 - 1990) written by Mrs. Babe Brown. His 25 year collection of over 1200 photographs, that commemorates the Sports and Entertainment of Oshawa, is prominently displayed throughout the Civic for all to enjoy.
Year Inducted: 1986
Home Town: Oshawa
More about Wren A Blair:
From a World Championship victory with the 1958 Whitby Dunlops to an Ontario Hockey Association title with the 1966 Oshawa Generals, Wren was a successful manager at virtually every level of hockey. The Dunlops also won the Allan Cup, Canada's senior hockey championship, in the 1958-59 season. After the World Championship win in 1958, accomplished by beating the USSR 4-2, Blair went to the professional ranks. As farm club director of the Boston Bruins, Wren signed Bobby Orr for the Oshawa Generals, then a farm club of Boston. Blair, who had re-organized junior hockey in Oshawa after a fire claimed the Oshawa Arena, joined the Generals as general manager in 1962. Wren, who was born in Lindsay but came to Oshawa as a boy, left to become general manager and coach of the NHL expansion club Minnesota North Stars and was with the Stars until 1974.
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