John Hack

2015 Inductee
John Hack was born, raised and spent his entire working life in Superior, and, by his own admission, came late to the party of ice hockey.  Though he comes from a basketball family, he was influenced into the Hockey Family by his brother, whose own son played amateur hockey in Spokane, Washington, and by friends in Superior, whose own children grew up in the Superior hockey tradition.

Joe Baldarotta

2015 Inductee
Joe Baldarotta is originally from Madison, and played youth hockey for the Westmoreland Hockey Club.  He played high school hockey at Madison West High School, from where he graduated in 1974.  Following college, Baldarotta returned to Madison West as an assistant coach.  He went on to be the head coach for four seasons, compiling a record of 59-25-2.

Steve Freeman

2016 Inductee
Steve Freeman was born and raised in New Brighton, Minn., where he played his youth hockey, followed by high school hockey at tradition-rich Irondale High School.  Following graduation, Freeman went on to play junior hockey with the Minneapolis Junior Bruins, and then on to UW-Stevens Point for college hockey.

Bill McCoshen

2016 Inductee
Bill McCoshen was born and raised in Superior.  He played youth hockey for the Superior Amateur Hockey Association, and was a starting defenseman for three years for the Superior Senior High School Spartan hockey team.  Each of those three years resulted in Superior competing in the WIAA High School Hockey Championship Game, ...

Tim Coghlin

2017 Inductee
Tim Coghlin is a native of Summerland, British Columbia.  Prior to coming to the United States, he played junior hockey with Penticton of the British Columbia Junior Hockey League.  ...

John Kennedy

2017 Inductee
John Kennedy was born in Red Lake, Ontario, Canada, and was raised in Milwaukee, where he played his youth hockey for Milwaukee SHAW, when the SHAW program was in its early, formative years....
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WISCONSIN HOCKEY HALL OF FAME NAMES 2017 INDUCTEES

At its Annual Meeting in Wausau, the board of directors of the Wisconsin Hockey Hall of Fame has named its inductees for 2017. Selected for induction to the Hall September 10th in Eagle River are Tim Coghlin of Suamico, and John Kennedy of Franklin.

In partnership with the Wisconsin Hockey Hall of Fame, and at the same ceremony, the Wisconsin High School Hockey Coaches Association will induct Steve Kirley of Hayward into the Wisconsin High School Hockey Coaches Hall of Fame.

The Wisconsin Hockey Hall of Fame was founded in 1975 and is housed in the Eagle River Arena. The Wisconsin Hockey Hall of Fame was established to honor outstanding individuals responsible for the development and success of amateur ice hockey in the State of Wisconsin.

The event in Eagle River includes a golf tournament, banquet and the induction ceremony of Saturday, September 9. All events are open to the public, but ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Questions about tickets can be directed to John Hack at 218-391-2301 or by email to john.hack1967@gmail.com, or to Pat Weber at 715-479-8912.

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