Great line-up for Salute to Tony Kollman night
‘’Squeak’ Leopold, Donnie Phelps and Greg Pilling are among the line- up to speak at the Salute to Tony Kollman evening on F riday, September 15 a t the Jurassic Inn. Leopold was one of the top goal scorers on the 1966 Drumheller Miners , a club which won t he Canadian championship, then going on t o represent Canada on a E uropean t our. Hi s mo st memora ble game was probably in an Allan Cup Winnipeg where he scored five goals in one game.
Don P helps w as a t eammate of K ollman, who se main job seemed to be riding shotgun in protection of his diminutive and highly entertaining centreman. Phelps wen t on t o coach the Calgary Canucks for a quarter of a c entury. B oth P helps and K ollman ar e members of the Alberta Hockey Hall of Fame. Pilling, a member of t he Oil King s epitomized the battle of Edmonton-Drumheller in the 1960’s, at a time when Alberta’s greatest hockey rivalry involved Edmonton and Drumheller.
Proceeds from the Salute to Tony Kollman evening will go t o minor ho ckey in Drumheller and Hanna . Limited tickets are available by calling 823-4380; 8234798 or 823-5441.