Wally Akervik

2022 Inductee
Wally Akervik was born in Duluth, Minn., and was a four-sport athlete at Duluth Central High School, helping his Trojan team reach the Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament.

Ann Ninnemann

2022 Inductee
Ann Ninnemann was born in St. Paul, Minn., and began playing ringette at the age of four.  By her own admission, she played ringette through the sixth game and then hesitantly transitioned to ice hockey in the seventh grade.

Pat "Duffy" Dyer

2022 Inductee
Pat “Duffy” Dyer was born in Virginia, Minn., and played youth hockey in that Iron Range community.  After high school, he graduated from UW-Superior with a bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology and would go on to a long career at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth.

Rebecca Hamilton-Hildebrandt

2022 Inductee
Rebecca Hamilton-Hildebrandt (or “Coach Becky” as she is better known locally) was born and raised in Sauk Prairie and began playing hockey in 1982, the first year that Sauk Prairie had a hockey association.
  • Francis "Bud" Bellon - 1988
Bellon played organized hockey from 1937 to 1940 and organized the Green Bay Hornets from 1950 to 1953. He was named vice­ president of the Wisconsin Amateur Hockey Association in 1951 and was the president of the organization from 1952 to 1956.

Bellon was a driving force in getting hockey going in Wisconsin in the 1950's. His recognition is long overdue. He also worked with the hockey publicity people in southern Wisconsin as well as Milwaukee and Green Bay.