Edmonton Vintage Hockey

CHRISTMAS PARTY

History

For years this event was held at the Ellerslie Rugby Club. Music was provided by Sean (goalie and DJ). 


In 2014 the venue was switched to the Mill Woods Golf Course with music provided by Ash Nagorski.


Annual Awards are presented. For years these included "Peas in a Pod", "Mr Hook”, and Directionally Challenged". 


The “Dave Kates Ping Pong Champion” was added to the Annual Awards in 2015.

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Awards

Mr Hook

Bob Tessier and Buddy Noon holding the Mr Hook Award.

Jim Knull quote:
“The award was started by three fellows. Buddy Noon (photo top left) bought the prosthetic arm for $1 at a garage sale. Johnny Young was involved in most mischief in those days. Jack Manson was a willing accomplice. Hughie Lapin was the first recipient.

​​Directionally Challenged

Rosco Macfarland

Creators:

Rosco Macfarland (photo)
Terry Proskurniak​​

Peas in a Pod

Buddy Noon bought the sweater used for this award at a garage sale for $1.

Original award was 2 uniforms sewn together by Terry Proskurniak's wife. Buddy Noon bought the current award at a garage sale for $1.

Dave Kates Ping Pong Champion

Dave Kates Ping Pong Tournament Trophies. The one on the left was donated by Jan Goodhelpsen.

Dave Kates created the first trophy (right). Jan Goodhelpsen designed the current version. The original trophy lists champions back to 2007.


2007 Hugh Lapin

2008 Dave Kates

2009 Bob Turko

2010 Alving Bourke

2018

2018 Vintage Hockey Christmas Party

November 24, 2018


A good time was had by all. 


Photos provided by Dorothy Hardie and Jim Reed.

Bob Pooley, Directionally Challenged winner.
Bob Pooley, Directionally Challenged winner.

2017

2017 Vintage Hockey Christmas Party

November 18, 2017


A good time was had by all.

Jim Reed and Cathy Heintz
Jim Reed and Cathy Heintz

2016

2016 Vintage Hockey Christmas Party

November 19, 2016


A good time was had by all.

Ballroom delights
Ballroom delights

2015

2015 Vintage Hockey Christmas Party

November 20, 2015


A good time was had by all.

Ash Nagorski and Bob Tessier
Ash Nagorski and Bob Tessier

2014

2014 Vintage Hockey Christmas Party

November 21, 2014


A good time was had by all.

Jim Reed and Bob Turko
Jim Reed and Bob Turko

2012

2012 Vintage Hockey Christmas Party

December 14, 2012


A good time was had by all.


A near capacity 110 persons attended the 2012 Annual Vintage Hockey Christmas Party at the Ellerslie Rugby Club. There was an abundance of good food, good music provided by Sean (goalie and DJ) and good cheer. The annual awards were announced for "Peas in a Pod", "Mr Hook" and 'Directionally Challenged". See pictures along with a few shots of happy party goers. In addition there was a lot of good old visiting between friends. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all. See you in 2013.

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