Tom Kuklinski

2014 Inductee
Tom Kuklinski, now of Hayward, grew up playing youth hockey in Mosinee, but, unlike them, Tom pursued hockey as a way of  life, in the form of coaching.  He played on nine State Championship youth teams, and participated in the 1965 National Bantam Tournament in Detroit.....

Jeff Kuklinski

2014 Inductee
Jeff Kuklinski, the youngest of the brothers carried on the family tradition of hockey including a number of State Championships at the youth level.  He was a member of the first varsity high school team in Mosinee and led the Indians twice to the WIAA State Tournament.....

Gary Kuklinski

2014 Inductee
Gary Kuklinski, along with his brothers, was raised in Mosinee where he played his youth hockey, contributing to State Championships at the Peewee and Bantam levels.  He went on to play for the Wisconsin Badgers under “Badger” Bob Johnson, winning a full scholarship after making the varsity lineup.

John Hack

2015 Inductee
John Hack was born, raised and spent his entire working life in Superior, and, by his own admission, came late to the party of ice hockey.  Though he comes from a basketball family, he was influenced into the Hockey Family by his brother, whose own son played amateur hockey in Spokane, Washington, and by friends in Superior, whose own children grew up in the Superior hockey tradition.

Joe Baldarotta

2015 Inductee
Joe Baldarotta is originally from Madison, and played youth hockey for the Westmoreland Hockey Club.  He played high school hockey at Madison West High School, from where he graduated in 1974.  Following college, Baldarotta returned to Madison West as an assistant coach.  He went on to be the head coach for four seasons, compiling a record of 59-25-2.

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, ...

Stebbeds was born in Clearwater Lake, Wis., and developed his love for the game of hockey in Eagle River. Stebbeds became involved with ice hockey with the development of the Wisconsin River Cup Series between the Eagle River Falcons and the Mosinee Papermakers. He helped establish the Falcon Booster Club to raise money to support the Eagle River team. His devotion to Adult hockey continues as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Great Lakes Hockey League, one of the most successful Adult checking leagues in the United States.

Stebbeds went on to become the president of the Booster Club and held that position for several years. He became very involved in arena activities and was elected to the Board of Directors of the Eagle River Recreation Association. Of the 13 years he served on the ERRA Board, Stebbeds served as president for 11 of them. During his time on the ERRA Board, Stebbeds was instrumental in many changes, the most important of which was the addition of a second indoor sheet of ice.

Stebbeds served several terms as a Regional Representative for the Wisconsin Amateur Hockey Association Board of Directors, and was the Second Vice President in charge of the Peewee level for WAHA. Stebbeds served many years as a referee at both the youth and WIAA level, and continues today despite injuries and some serious health issues. Stebbeds passed this heritage on to his three sons, and all followed in his footsteps, officiating at both the club and high school levels.

Stebbeds served as a surgical technician for 15 years, and changed his profession at age 40 in order to become a police officer in the Town of Three Lakes. Following his retirement, Stebbeds successfully ran for the Office of Town Chairman. He was also active in his church and led the Youth Pathfinder group. His love of sports was not limited to hockey since he coached youth baseball, and also found time to establish a men’s baseball team. Stebbeds is a member of the American Legion and serves in the Color Guard and also as Adjutant of the Post.

Stebbeds and his wife Jeanne have three sons: Jamie, Jason and Jeffrey.