Burns William

Burns William

Willie (Billy) Burns Sport: Hockey:   Year Inducted: 1968 W. C. Burns, born in 1875, was known as “Billy.” He was an outstanding clean cut athlete. Fred Degan, Billy, and Don Cameron were known as the “Stone-wall defence.” He was a great lacrosse player and promoter and went to great expense to keep lacrosse alive in […]

Carpenter Doug

Doug Carpenter Sport: Hockey:   Year Inducted: 1984 Doug Carpenter was a near-perfect fit for the multi-talented athlete mould. As a teenager, Doug excelled in several sports: football, hockey, lacrosse, baseball, softball, basketball, and volleyball. Doug’s hockey career has roots in the old Our Citizens of Tomorrow (O.C.O.T.) program, but started in earnest when he joined […]

Carter Bill

Bill Carter Sport: Hockey:   Year Inducted: 1977 Bill Carter had an outstanding and successful hockey career over a period of 20 years from 1950-1970. His size 150-155 pounds was the only asset he lacked to stay in the N.H.L. Coming up through the O.C.O.T. Program in the 1949-50 season, he was an immediate star with […]

Batten Don

DON BATTEN To play a game successfully and capture a major championship is the goal of many athletes. Don Batten achieved this goal while playing hockey, a pastime that lasted for a couple of decades. Batten played with some of the best juniors of the 1940’s. He wore the colours of the Oshawa Generals, one […]