Edmonton Vintage Hockey

Tributes

History

Vintage would like to acknowledge member achievements.

Walter Babiy
Walter Babiy

Walter Babiy & Aussie Smith

Vintage Members in the spotlight

The February edition of Edmonton Prime Times contains a great article on Vintage members Aussie Smith and Walter Babiy. 


https://www.edmontonprimetimes.com/article/hockey-very-old-timers-living-the-canadian-dream-20190130


The article is nice profile of their hockey careers and of Vintage 55.

Walter Babiy & Aussie Smith
Walter Babiy & Aussie Smith

John Young

John Young: Inducted into the Leduc Sports Hall of Fame

John Young was inducted along with former NHL player Zarley Zalapski in the Leduc Sports Hall of Fame on October 22, 2016.


Highlights:

  • started with the Edmonton Maple Leafs
  • ​made the New York Rangers' training camp in 1953
  • Lacombe Rockets for 9 years
  • participated 27 times in the Snoopy (Charles M. Schulz) Senior Hockey Tournament in California
  • Central Hockey League records include 301 goals, 396 assists and 697 regular season points

Highlights source

Johnny Young, Zarley Zalapski and Bob Young
Johnny Young, Zarley Zalapski and Bob Young

Young at Heart

Hockey Unlimited: Young at Heart

The SportsNet episode broadcast on January 31, 2015 featured Vintage player, John Young.


Video source: Young at Heart​ Video source: Senior Senior Hockey  (You may have to push the play button at the bottom of the video. There is a short advertisement  at the beginning.)

Edmonton Vintage Hockey member, John Young is the featured player in "Young at Heart".
Edmonton Vintage Hockey member, John Young is the featured player in "Young at Heart".

Senior Senior Hockey

Hockey Unlimited: Senior Senior Hockey

The following SportsNet episode was broadcast on February 2, 2015. Vintage players featured included Austin Smith, John Young and Brian McDonald. 


Video source: Senior Senior Hockey  (You may have to push the play button at the bottom of the video. There is a short advertisement at the beginning.)


A list of the scheduled Vintage tournaments and special events follows.

Austin Smith at 2015 AGM. Austin is one player in "Young at Heart".
Austin Smith at 2015 AGM. Austin is one player in "Young at Heart".