Wall of Fame

William “Bill” Hunter

2 Year Hound (1938-1940)

Notables

  • After winning the 1966 Memorial Cup as owner, GM, & coach of the Edmonton Oil Kings, he wanted a more competitive league for Western Canadian clubs so helped organize and was the first chairman of the Western Canadian Hockey League (now the WH
  • Credited with bringing professional hockey to Edmonton 1972 in the form of the Alberta Oilers (now Edmonton) in the World Hockey Association (WHA)
  • He was awarded the Order of Canada in 2000 and was inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame in 2001.

William “Bill” Hunter

1938-1940
Saskatoon, SK, Canada