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.

  • Richard O達rien - 1990
Dick O達rien is responsible for building the two artificial ice rinks in Eau Claire. He spent countless hours acquiring funds葉wo million dollars, as well as designing the facility. He helped start the two high school programs. Without the rinks, there would be no college hockey in Eau Claire. He served on many community projects and served as president of the youth hockey organization. He also coached youth hockey.

The City of Eau Claire named the main arena the Dick O達rien Arena.