Hockey Canada Network |
News
Hockey Canada President Bob Nicholson and Team Canada Executive Member Steve Tambellini Among Newest BC Hockey Hall of Fame Inductees
NR.010.04
|
January 19, 2004
|
|

Calgary, AB - The BC Hockey Hall of Fame, located in Penticton, BC, welcomed five new inductees at a media conference in Vancouver on Monday, including two executive members of Canada’s 2002 Men’s Gold Medal Olympic hockey team.

Penticton, BC, native Bob Nicholson, President of Hockey Canada, has witnessed a total of 26 medals being won by Canadian Teams under his direction since he joined Hockey Canada in 1992 . Included in that medal total, Canada’s Women and Men’s teams winning Gold at the 2002 Olympics and a 2003 Gold at the Men’s World Hockey Championship. Nicholson played Junior Hockey in Penticton and NCAA hockey at Providence College. He held the position of Technical Director with the BC Amateur Hockey Association for 10 years before joining Hockey Canada.

Steve Tambellini of Trail, BC, Vice President of Hockey Development with the NHL Vancouver Canucks, will also be inducted into the BC Hockey Hall of Fame. Tambellini played 10 seasons in the NHL, winning a Stanley Cup with the New York Islanders in 1980. He also played three seasons in Vancouver. He played 553 NHL games recording 330 points. Steve shared in Canada’s Olympic Gold Medal win in 20 Gold at the World Hockey Championships as a member of the management teams.

Former NHLers Ray Ferraro, Barry Beck and Harold Snepsts rounded out the list of 2004 BC Hockey Hall of Fame inductees, who will al be entered during a ceremony in July.

Voting was conducted by a selection committee, comprised of representatives from the media, amateur and professional hockey.

Official BC Hockey Hall of Fame Induction ceremonies will take place in Penticton on Friday July 23rd at the Lakeside Resort and Casino. Proceeds will go to the Canucks for Kids Fund and the BC Hockey Hall of Fame.


For more information:

André Brin
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557
abrin@hockeycanada.ca

Francis Dupont
Manager, Media Relations/Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4564
fdupont@hockeycanada.ca

Jason LaRose
Manager, Content Services
Hockey Canada
403-777-4553
jlarose@hockeycanada.ca

Kristen Lipscombe
Coordinator, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427
klipscombe@hockeycanada.ca

Keegan Goodrich
Coordinator, Media
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
kgoodrich@hockeycanada.ca

facebook.com/hockeycanada

twitter.com/hockeycanada

youtube.com/hockeycanadavideos

Videos
Photos
2014 WU18C: CAN 3 - SWE 1
Apr 17, 2014
Virtanen scored twice to lead Canada to the tournament-opening win.
2014 WWU18C: CAN 5 – USA 1
Mar 30, 2014
U18 women win gold.
2014 WWU18C: CAN 1 – RUS 0 (OT)
Mar 29, 2014
Canada edges Russia in overtime.
2014 WWU18C: CAN 5 – CZE 0
Mar 26, 2014
Canadians shut out Czechs.
2014 WWU18C: CAN 7 – FIN 0
Mar 24, 2014
U18 women blank Finland.
2014 WWU18C: CAN 7 – JPN 1
Mar 23, 2014
Canada starts Worlds with win
2014 PARA: CAN 3 – NOR 0 (Bronze)
Mar 15, 2014
Billy Bridges scored a pair of goals to lead Canada to a Paralympic bronze.
2014 PARA: USA 3 – CAN 0 (Semifinal)
Mar 13, 2014
Corbin Watson made seven saves, but Canada will play for Paralympic bronze.
2014 PARA: CAN 1 – CZE 0 (Preliminary)
Mar 11, 2014
Westlake scored the lone goal to help Canada to a perfect preliminary round.
2014 PARA: CAN 4 – NOR 0 (Preliminary)
Mar 09, 2014
Adam Dixon scored twice to lead Canada to its second straight win in Sochi.
2014 PARA: CAN 10 – SWE 1 (Preliminary)
Mar 08, 2014
Gale, Dixon and Rempel had four points each to lead Canada to a win.
2010 OLYW: Flag Raising
Feb 10, 2010
Canada's National Women's Team taking part in the Flag Raising ceremony at the Olympic Village in Vancouver, B.C.
Schedule
Close
Credit  
Close
Photo Credit: