Blades Team Of The 1960's AnnouncedJan 25, 2013 - 06:34 EST
The host committee for the 2013 MasterCard Memorial Cup is pleased to announce the Saskatoon Blades’ Team of the ’60s.
Voted by fans, the Team of the ’60s features five prominent players who excelled as Blades and also left their marks in the professional ranks:
Gerry Pinder, Bobby Schmautz, Orest Kindrachuk
Jerome Engele, Keith Magnuson
The Team of the ’60s is the first of five franchise all-star teams that will be unveiled leading up to the 2013 MasterCard Memorial Cup, which runs May 16-26 in Saskatoon. Starting last spring, the host committee invited fans to vote online for their favourite Blades from each decade dating back to the team’s inception in 1964. The teams of the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and the Millennium (2000 to present) will be announced in the coming weeks.
Congratulations to Kyle Ramage, winner of a pair of game tickets for the 2013 MasterCard Memorial Cup. Kyle’s name was randomly drawn from all submissions for the Team of the ’60s. Thanks to everyone who voted.
Choose your ticket option – Full-event packages and two-game mini-packs are available for the 2013 MasterCard Memorial Cup through Ticketmaster. Purchase your tickets online at Ticketmaster.ca or by phone at (306) 938-7800 or 1-800-970-SEAT (7328). Event details are available at www.mastercardmemorialcup.ca
About 2013 MasterCard Memorial Cup
The MasterCard Memorial Cup is the Canadian Hockey League championship and will feature the top team from the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, as well as the host team, Saskatoon Blades. The championship will take place May 16-26, 2013. The 10-day event will include a community-wide celebration showcasing alumni events, concerts and the CHL Awards. The Saskatoon Blades last hosted the MasterCard Memorial Cup in 1989.