Earl McNeil

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Year Inducted 2015
Category Builder – Athlete
Sport Hockey

BIOGRAPHY

  • Legion – Little League Baseball – Coached for 10 years
  • Legion – Hockey – Commissioner
  • Legion – Hockey – Organized the Inaugural Game of a Tyke Hockey Team to play at Maple Leaf Gardens between periods of an NHL game and was awarded the Scarborough Lions Hockey League Award – 1963.
  • Junior B Falcons – One of the Founding Fathers – 1968
  • Junior B Falcons – President and Executive Member
  • St. Catharines Lacrosse Association – member for many years
  • Junior B Falcons and Ice Dogs – As a WW II Veteran has dropped the opening puck for the team games that are scheduled around Remembrance Day.

SPORT AFFILIATIONS

  • Hockey

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Legion – Awarded Minor Hockey Sportsman of the Year 1976
  • Junior B Falcons – Inaugural Recipient of the Walt Marsh Award – 1994
  • Legion – Inaugural Recipient of the Joe Cheevers Memorial Award
  • Inducted into the St. Catharines Sports Hall of Fame in 2015.