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....
  • Orrin Mangseth - 1997
Mangseth was born in Taconite, Minnesota and grew up and played youth hockey in Coleraine, where he went on to play high school hockey at Greenway High School. He began his coaching career at Northland Pines High School where he led the Eagles to four consolation titles in the WIAA State Hockey Tournament. His team was awarded the 1974 WIAA Sportsmanship Trophy at the state tournament. In 1975, Mangseth was voted Coach of the Year in the North Central High School Conference while his Eagles brought home the conference championship in that season.

Mangseth was lured from retirement in 1981 and helped the Eagles take the WIAA Sectional Championship in 1982 and 1983. In the 1983-84 season, Mangseth took his team all the way as the Eagles brought home their first WIAA State Championship.

Following his second retirement from the high school hockey coaching ranks, Mangseth continued as director of the Eagle River Summer Hockey School, a post which he held for 15 years. He was an active supporter not only of the Eagle River Recreation Association, but also of the University of Wisconsin athletic department for hockey and football. Mangseth passed away in 1996 .