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, ...
  • Pat Weber - 2009

Pat Weber was born in Phelps, Wis., and played his youth and high school hockey in Eagle River. After making his home in Eagle River, he continued to play hockey on the senior men’s team and even now in the adult no-check league.

Though Weber continues to play, for countless years his strong suit has been his support of everything hockey in his community and in the State of Wisconsin. He served nine years as the president of the Eagle River Recreation Association, and many more years on the ERRA Board of Directors. He has spent many years as a youth hockey coach for Eagle River, and has served numerous terms as a member of the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Hockey Hall of Fame. Weber has always been and continues to be a hands-on type of person when it comes to the promotion of ice hockey. Whether it’s resurfacing the ice, performing mechanical or electrical repairs or serving on a committee to promote hockey, Weber is always one of the first to volunteer.

Weber continues to organize and run youth tournaments, and can be found running the clock at high school games. He helped raise the money and construct the new high school and youth locker rooms, chaired the ERRA Auction Committee for many years and is active with the organization and operation of the Northland Pines 3-on-3 Tournament. Not limiting his time to boys hockey, Weber’s service on a committee and the respect he enjoys in his community helped encourage the Eagle River School District to start the Northland Pines Girls WIAA varsity program.

When USA Hockey awarded Eagle River the site selection for its USA Hockey Adult Classic Pond Hockey Tournament, Weber stepped up to the plate to serve as a director for this event. He helped turn this event from something small into a national tournament with more than 18 rinks being used by almost 200 teams from across the United States. From laying out the rinks, to organizing local support and plowing snow off the rinks with his fellow fire fighters, Weber is often the first volunteer to arrive in the morning and the last to leave at night.

Weber serves as the Fire Chief in Eagle River, and also helps organize and run the youth baseball program. He and his wife Julia have two children, Julia and Evan.