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....
  • Gib Sanborn - 1975
Sanborn was involved in the sport of hockey for 53 years as a player, referee, team manager, secretary and state association officer.  A resident of Eagle River, Sanborn formed a team called the Iceland Wasps in 1926. That team became the Eagle River Falcons in 1932. Sanborn mostly played defense but after sustaining an injury, managed Eagle River teams that won many state titles.  He officiated for 30 years.  He was not only a pioneer in the game of hockey, but along with Chuck Taylor who owned the Jack O’Lantern property, was cosponsor of the construction of the Eagle River Sports Arena. He helped found the Eagle River Recreation Association in 1950 and served as its secretary for many years.  He was one of ten original charter members inducted into the Wisconsin Hockey Hall of Fame in 1975