The day started with the singing of the National Anthem. Hanna Alumni and Hanna PeeWee T5 teams line up during the singing of O Canada. The Hanna PeeWee T5 vs Hanna Alumni game ended in a tie, 9 – 9.
The first Hockey Day in Hanna, Ab. where all Minor Hockey League teams played on the same day was held Sat. Feb. 16 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hanna Arena. Deb McMillin put finishing touches on the raffle table. In the background are vintage sweaters and jackets from private collections dating from the mid-1960s to present day. These sweaters were worn by local players that went on to play in higher level teams including the NHL.
Lanny McDonald hockey stick from 1972, Bud Hanson goalie gear from 1955 and Russ Mayberry’s hockey skates from the late 1960s on display at Hockey Day in Hanna.
Photos courtesy of Ray Baumbach