Kelsey Community School hosted a fun open house night this past week. A few of our guys were out for the festivities. Read more for photo album.
Wayne began his career in Hockey as a young boy living in Dauphin Manitoba, where he found his love for the sport alongside his father, Steve “Boomer” Hawrysh, a member of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame.
Drafted by the Detroit Red Wings round #3 Amateur Draft in 1969, Wayne played in five leagues over the course of his career, American Hockey League, Eastern Hockey League, North American Hockey League, Southern Hockey League & Western Hockey league; where he played for eight teams as an amateur – Broome Count Dusters, Cape Cod Cubs, Flin Flon Bombers (Go Bombers), Jacksonville Rockets, Jersey Devils, Long Island Cougars, Richmond Robins & Suncoast Suns.
Jordin Tootoo started out his Junior career with the OCN Blizzard in 1998-99 scoring 16 goals and 21 assists in 47 games. A fan favorite, he was known for his thunderous hits and tough style of hockey,
Tootoo then moved onto the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League were he played for 4 seasons with over 209 points. Drafted by the Nashville Predators 98th overall, Tootoo remains in the NHL with the New Jersey Devils.
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