Karyn Bye

2023 Inductee
Karyn Bye was born and raised in River Falls where she played youth hockey in a generation where she needed to hide her gender to play, and, in fact, used her initials K.L. Bye as an identity, rather then her first name.

Sis Paulsen

2023 Inductee
Sis Paulsen was born and raised in Eau Claire. She played youth hockey for the Eau Claire Youth Hockey Association, and high school hockey for Eau Claire North High School.

Terry Watkins

2023 Inductee
Terry Watkins was born and raised in St. Paul, Minn., where he played youth hockey followed by high school hockey at Cretin High School.

  • Bruce Lillyblad - 1992
Bruce Lillyblad is Mr. Hockey in Rice Lake and throughout northern Wisconsin. He was founder of the Indianhead and Nor-West Hockey leagues. These are two of the most successful youth hockey leagues in the state. He was co-founder of the Barron County Sports Center in Rice Lake, one of the first artificial rinks in northwestern Wisconsin. He was one of the leading fundraisers and contributors to this project.

He served on the WAHA board for ten years as a vice president and tournament director.