Name those Hockey Players- Carleton Place Kings 1978

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From the files of the Carleton Place Canadian from the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage MuseumMary Anne Harrison

Hi Linda; You had a pic of an CP hockey team from 1978. Here are some of the players in no particular order: Rusty Knight, Bill Griese, Ken Code, Garth Scully, Jeff Herspt, Donnie Vaughn, Dave Mills, Peter McGregor, Steve Bryce,.John Hogg, Gary Raycroft, Pat Emon and Steve Baird-Thanks Mary Ann Harrison!

 

 

Logan Trafford

Hi Linda
I stumbled upon this post and since it is the 40th anniversary of this team/picture, I thought I’d add a bit more insight and perhaps you would consider re-posting it.
this picture would have been taken near the end of the exhibition season in 1978. There are about 1/2 dozen people in it who didn’t actually end up playing on the team that year. The final roster team eventually went on to win the league championship for the very first time. That picture is in the trophy case at the Arena.
There’s a couple of possibilities for a couple of players, but here’s the identity of most of the people.
L-R for each row:
Row 1 (G) ???, Geoff Herbst, Bill Grease (Coach), Rusty Knight, Morley Black (Asst Coach), Ken Code, Garth Sculley
2nd Row Gary Raycroft ?, Martin Puckett, Pat Emon, Steve Bryce, Pat Domenico (traded mid-season), Don Vaughn, ???, Marty Sheehan, Steve Baird, Peter McGregor
Back Row – ???, Logan Trafford, Doug Riopelle, Brian Graham, Bruce McBrian, Dave Mills, Mike Bertrand (traded mid-season), Gerry Barber, John Hogg (G)

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Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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  1. Hi Linda
    I stumbled upon this post and since it is the 40th anniversary of this team/picture, I thought I’d add a bit more insight and perhaps you would consider re-posting it.
    this picture would have been taken near the end of the exhibition season in 1978. There are about 1/2 dozen people in it who didn’t actually end up playing on the team that year. The final roster team eventually went on to win the league championship for the very first time. That picture is in the trophy case at the Arena.
    There’s a couple of possibilities for a couple of players, but here’s the identity of most of the people.
    L-R for each row:
    Row 1 (G) ???, Geoff Herbst, Bill Grease (Coach), Rusty Knight, Morley Black (Asst Coach), Ken Code, Garth Sculley
    2nd Row Gary Raycroft ?, Martin Puckett, Pat Emon, Steve Bryce, Pat Domenico (traded mid-season), Don Vaughn, ???, Marty Sheehan, Steve Baird, Peter McGregor
    Back Row – ???, Logan Trafford, Doug Riopelle, Brian Graham, Bruce McBrian, Dave Mills, Mike Bertrand (traded mid-season), Gerry Barber, John Hogg (G)

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