Thursday, April 8, 2010

CITY of REGINA - SPORTS HALL of FAME - WILSON, DEL - 2006


Del Wilson - Builder: Hockey

Goaltender with Regina Abbotts and Regina Pats junior hockey teams in mid 1940's.
Coached Pats minor teams from 1948-66, often several in same season, winning 36 provincial and 3 international titles.

General Manager of Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League's Pats from 1966-68 before moving team, which he co-owned, into the Western Canada Hockey League.

General Manager of Pats for six seasons, including 1974 Memorial Cup Champions.

Chairman of WCHL and Canadian Major Junior Hockey League, WHL president and referee-in-chief.

Montreal Canadians scout from 1949-55.
Received WHL Board of Governors award in 2005.