Payette Henri

Payette Henri

  Henri Payette Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1977   Henri Payette was certainly one of Cornwall’s most traveled lacrosse players and undoubtedly one of the best over a period of 17 years and a most successful coach as well. He was a talented centre-man with exceptional lacrosse sense, stick handling ability, and a prolific scorer. […]

Poapst Steve

Steve Poapst Sport: Hockey:   Year Inducted: 2008 A pursuit of excellence led to the NHL for Steve Poapst. Steve’s skills were on display at an early age but really began to shine in 1983 as a 14 year old with the Smiths Falls Bears in the CJHL. Combining solid hockey skills with strong academics led […]

Piquette Pete

Philias (Pete) Michael Piquette Sport: Hockey Year Inducted: 1971 Philias “Pete” Michael Piquette, born September 29, 1928, started playing minor hockey under Joe St. Denis at age 10. In the years 1943 and 1944, he played junior OCOT. In 1945, he was brought up to play for the Cornwall Army Team under Tommy Ivan. He […]

Pearson Scott

Scott Pearson Sport: Hockey:   Year Inducted: 2004 The seeds for Scott Pearson’s professional hockey career were sewn in the Cornwall Minor Hockey Association where, as a 15-year-old member of the Cornwall Royals midget travelling team, he caught the attention of junior hockey scouts with a prolific season, scoring 40 goals and collecting 40 assists in […]

Payette Richard

Richard (Pete) Payette Sport: Hockey Year Inducted: 1986 Richard “Pete” Payette was born in Cornwall in 1927, the 16th of 17 children. While attending Nativity School, Pete received his initiation into hockey under the supervision of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart on the open air rinks at Nativity and Dollard Park. It was not […]

Payette Jean-Paul

Jean Paul Payette Sport: Hockey Year Inducted: 1972 Jean Paul Payette was born in Cornwall on September 19, 1929. He began his hockey career in the OCOT minor hockey program in Cornwall. Following his minor hockey days, he played for the Finch Blue Devils, the 1949-50 intermediate Champions. Jean Paul then joined the Thurso Lumber […]

Payette Jean

Jean Payette Sport: Hockey Year Inducted: 1988 Jean Payette began his hockey career in the Cornwall Minor Hockey Association during the early 1960’s. In 1963, he joined the Cornwall Royals of the Central Junior Hockey League where he soon became the All-Star centre and scoring Champion. In his last season (1965), he was a member […]

Paterson Rick

Rick Paterson Sport: Hockey Year Inducted: 2002 If grand larceny was a crime in hockey, the Cornwall Royals would have been thrown in jail after signing Rick in 1973 from under the unsuspecting noses of the rival Ontario Hockey League. It was regarded as one of the greatest steals in junior hockey. Rick was a […]