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Manitoba Organization: Winnipeg Falcons

This Winnipeg-based hockey team competed in the 1920 Olympics in Belgium, winning Canada’s first hockey championship. Some members of the team were as follows:

Member

Position

Year(s)

Herbert “Hebbie” Axford (1894-1974)

President

 

Harvey Thorvaldur Walter “Duke” Benson (1893-1971)

 

 

Robert John “Bobby” Benson (1894-?)

Left Defence

 

Jacob Walter “Wally” Byron (1894-1971)

Goal

 

William Blanchard “Babe” Elliott (1899-1950)

Goal (substitute)

 

Sigurdur Franklin “Frank” Fredrickson (1895-1979)

Centre

 

Vilhjalmur William “Bill” Fridfinnson (1890-1941)

Secretary-Treasurer

 

Kristjan “Chris” Fridfinnson (1898-1938)

Substitute

 

Magnus “Mike” Goodman (1898-1991)

Left Wing

 

Haldor “Hallie” “Slim” Halderson (c1899-1965)

Right Wing

 

Konrad “Konnie” Johannesson (1896-1968)

Right Defence

 

Frederick George “Steamer” Maxwell (1890-1975)

Manager

 

Gudmundur “Gordon” Sigurjonsson (1883-?)

Trainer

 

Alan Charles “Huck” Woodman (1899-1963)

Rover

 

Photos

Winnipeg Falcons

The Falcon Hockey Club, Champions of the Senior Independent Hockey League (1914-1915)
Source: Julie Johannesson

See also:

The Winnipeg Falcons Hockey Club

Manitoba Organization: Victoria Hockey Club

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 3 February 2015

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