Hall of Fame

Blades Hall of Fame

Each year the Blenheim Blades will induct people or teams who have  made outstanding or lifelong contributions to the Blenheim Blades Organization

2019- Heather & Lee Smith

Heather Smith - Team Photographer & Executive Member
Lee Smith  Score Booth Executive Member

2018 - Mike Barnes, Matt Butzer, & Chris Ovecka

Mike Barnes _ Vice President & Executive Member
Chris Ovecka -  Treasurer  & Executive Member
Matt Butzer -  Treasurer  & Executive Member

2017 - Wayne Cowell & Bruce Clark

Wayne Cowell - General Manager, Coach & Player
Bruce Clark - General Manager, Assistant GM and Coach

2016 - Mitch Pickering, Dr. Tim Sanford, Ray Bernickey, Craig Smolders

Mitch Pickering - General Manager, Trainer & Equipment Manager
Tim Sanford  -    Player, Coach, Trainer, Team Doctor & Executive Member
Ray Bernickey - Executive Member, Equipment Manager
Craig Smolders,  Executive Member, President,  Trainer &  Equipment Manager

2015 - Bob McNear Jr.

  • Player
  • Executive Member
  • Head Coach

2014 - Matthew & Laurie Frain

Matthew Frain  - Blades President   Executive Member
Laurie Frain  - Volunteer

2013 - Shawn Tiffin

General Manager
head Coach.
Assistant Coach

Started the Blades Golf Tournament

2012 - 1994/95 Team

Team Memeber include: Richard Anderson, Kory Barnard, captain Lucky Holmes, head coach Dave Torrie, Jeff Fancy, assistant coach Wayne Cowell, Brennan Ramboer, Bob McNear and Jon Turner. Second row: manager Jon Neville, Brady Pettipiece, Ryan Papps, Clayton Callow, Jason Spence, Marc Swayze, Matt DeBruyn, Jeff Stonehouse, Todd Perrin, Roy Carr and trainer John Boswell. Back row: goalie coach Pete Knights, Jeff Stahlbrand, Mike Sauve, Jay Anderson, Bob Vandersluis, Jamie Carr, Jim Craeymeersch, Paul Crow and trainer Dave Richards. Absent from the photo are Jamie Richards, Andrew McClintock, Aaron Matthews and Kevin McCord.

2011 - 1978/79 Team

Team Members Include: Head Coach Gary Robertson, Manager Dick Allen,
Trainer - Grant Watson, Stats Murray Knott,  Goal Judge Billy Jones Players Pete Knights, Dunc Degelas, Jim McKinlay, Dwane Bourdeau, Tom, Presley, Bill Flavell, Bill Taylor, Ron, Mann, Mark Hare, Bob Pauhl, Scott Makey, Andy Jorgensen, Mark Knott, Scott Mailing, Joe Zimmer, Ron Paling, Manley Jackson

2010 - Bill Saunders

  • Blades Executive Member
  • General Manager
  • Director of Hockey Operations
  • Secertary

2009 - Richard Rumble

  • Former Blades Alumni President
  • Started Blades Alumni
  • First Ever Blades Goalie
  • Exectuvie Memeber

2008 - Executive Members

Dave Frain, Alex Frain, Billy Jones, John Cowen, Gord Kent, John Lynch Sr.,Harry Kuipers, Don Benge Jim Edwards, Dr Art Huffman, Murray Knott, Andy Stefina, Joe Stewart, Don Benge,

2007 - Darcy Oliphant

  • Player
  • Blades Executive
  • Coach
  • General Manager
  • Team Bus Driver

2006 - Former Executive Members

Richard Allen,   Bob Dulong,  John Roadhouse, Jim Torrie,  John Bokor, Larry Vince, Martin VanHeesch, Dwayne Oliphant, Mike Barton,  Shawn Henderson

2005 - Robbie Vandersluis

  • Blades Executive

2005 - Peter & Linda Hebblethwaite

  • Former Exectuvie Members

2005 - Original Blades Team

Coach Dave Baldwin, John Cowan, Dr Huffman, Jim Edwards, Stats Murray Knott, Players Danny Chase, Ivan Warriner, Bev Haviland, Gord Pugh, Richard Rumble, Dave Roger, Harry Guyett, Jim McNear, Bill Mallory, Barry VanBreisbrock, Gary Robertson, Bob Gyrp, Ron Carnahan, Lee Richards, Abby Smith, D A Burke, Bob Faulkner

2005 - Dave Baldwin

  • Blades Founder
  • Blades Orginal General Manager
  • Blades Orginal Coach
  • Team Bus Driver