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Delorme inducted to Sask. Hockey Hall of Fame – Battlefords News-Optimist

July 11, 2018

A local indigenous hockey player who went on to success in the NHL now has his name permanently enshrined in the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame.

Ron Delorme was one of eight inductees into the Hall on Saturday.

Born in North Battleford, Delorme grew up in Cochin and he played his minor hockey in the area before playing junior with Prince Albert of the SJHL and Swift Current of the WHL. He had a long NHL career. He was drafted by Kansas City Scouts, and after the team moved to Denver he spent four seasons with the Colorado Rockies. He then moved to the Vancouver Canucks, where he helped the team go to the1982 Stanley Cup finals. After his playing days ended Delorme stayed with the Canucks organization in scouting capacities.

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