Tag: winnipeg jet biographies

Troy Murray

Troy Murray

| December 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Chicago Blackhawks didn’t really know just how good of a player they drafted when they snatched up Troy Murray 57th overall in the third round of the 1980 NHL entry draft. The Calgary native was playing tier II in St. Albert, where he was a teammate of a young Mark Messier, before heading south to the University of North Dakota to study business administration and engineering

Continue Reading

Eddie Olczyk

Eddie Olczyk

| November 29, 2010 | 2 Comments

A Chicagoan native who grew up cheering on the Blackhawks, Eddie Olczyk’s status as hometown hero was both a blessing and a curse.

Continue Reading

Terry Ruskowski

Terry Ruskowski

| November 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Terry Ruskowski was born and raised just outside of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Learning the game on the frozen ponds on the family farm, he immediately battled the rap that he was too small

Continue Reading