Oshawa Minor mourns Hockey Legend, News (Oshawa Minor Hockey)

PrintNews Article
Click to view full-size image
Oshawa Minor mourns Hockey Legend
Submitted By Lynn Jennings on Wed 08 19, 20
Oshawa Minor Hockey grieves the loss of hometown hockey hero and Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuk.

Our condolences and thoughts are with Dale’s family.

Dale passed away at the age of 57 following a battle with cancer.

He grew up playing minor hockey in Oshawa winning multiple championships.

After a brilliant minor hockey career, Dale played a year of Junior B for the Oshawa Legionaries which led to him being drafted #6 overall to the Cornwall Royals.

Two years later Dale was the #1 overall selection in the 1981 NHL entry draft to the Winnipeg Jets.

In his first year, he became the youngest player to record 100 points in a season and only one of three players to ever do so at the age of 18. (The other two? Sidney Crosby & Wayne Gretzky).

Some of Hawerchuks remarkable career accomplishments:

  • Five time All-Star
  • Six time representative of Team Canada including two Canada Cup Championships
  • Two time Memorial Cup Winner
  • Memorial Cup MVP
  • 20th All time in NHL career points. (1409)
  • Oshawa Hall of Fame
  • Manitoba Hall of Fame
  • Hockey Hall of Fame
This article has been viewed 1098 times.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 04
    Congratulations to Oshawa official Paul Bone for being selected as the OMHA’s referee for the Ontario Winter Games in Renfrew Ontario this year.
  • 22
    Thank you to the 56 teams that participated in our 2022-23 Oshawa Cup tournament. We look forward to seeing everyone back next year. Congratulations to the tournament champions.
  • 16
    Oshawa Minor is currently accepting coaching applications for the 2023-24 Season.
  • 11
    Thank you to the 70 teams that participated in our 2022 Oshawa Hockeyfest tournament. We look forward to seeing everyone back next year. Congratulations to the tournament champions.
  • 20
    Thank you to all teams that participated in our 2022 Oshawa Challenge tournament. It was a great weekend of minor hockey. Please see below for the champions.
  • 25
    Oshawa Minor is still accepting registrations for the U10 program.  Player/goalies born 2013 and are Oshawa residents are eligible to register. 
  • 11
    Oshawa Minor Hockey is still accepting registration for any players interested in becoming part of our U9 Development Program (2014 birth year). Must be Oshawa residents. 
  • 18
    Clarification required pertaining to the article that was posted on August 8th concerning the partnership announcement between Oshawa Minor Hockey & OCHL.   Oshawa Minor Hockey would like to clarify that all Oshawa residents, regardless of which ...
Printed from oshawahockey.com on Monday, February 6, 2023 at 8:36 PM