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, ...
  • Terry Johnson - 2005

Johnson, of Rice Lake, served as the president and vice president of the Rice Lake Hockey Association and as a member of numerous committees while a member of the Rice Lake Board.  Johnson was also the rink scheduler for 10 years, and served Rice Lake as an informal consultant even when not on the Board of Directors.  Always willing to get his hands dirty, Johnson was not afraid to roll up his sleeves whether it involved rink maintenance or helping to make ice inside or outside.  For 19 seasons, Johnson served as the public address announcer for the Rice Lake high school hockey team, as well as the official scorekeeper for six of those 19 years.

Johnson was instrumental and generous in many of the fundraising projects for Rice Lake that helped keep player costs down while improving the facilities the hockey associations uses.  Johnson spent numerous years as a coach, assistant coach, team manager and team tournament director at all age levels.

From 1987 to 1993, Johnson served as a Regional Director from Region One of the Wisconsin Amateur Hockey Association Board of Directors, with four of those years spent as a WAHA Vice-president. Johnson has been a successful businessman, working as an agent for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans for more than 30 years.  In October 2005, Johnson will be inducted into the Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Hall of Fame.