Belleville McFarlands – World Cup

Belleville McFarlands – World Cup – Inducted 1989

 

BELLEVILLE McFARLANDS

1959 WORLD HOCKEY CHAMPIONS

 

Back Row: Jean-Paul Lamirande, Lou Smrke, Davey Jones, Wayne “Weiner” Brown, Fiori Goegan, Keith MacDonald, Denis Boucher

Second Row: Armand Duffy (President Booster Club), Mayor Gerald Hyde, Donald Barclay (Trainer), Claude Tice (Executive), Peter Conacher, Billy Graham, Barton Bradley, John McLellan, Al Dewsbury, Maurice “Moe” Benoit, Lionel Botley, Hillary “Minnie” Menard, Gordon “Red” Berenson, Robertson Collins (Executive), Ralph Graham (Executive)

Front Row: Drury Denyes (Manager), Floyd Crawford, Ike Hildebrandt (Coach), Harvey J. McFarland (Sponsor) Gordie Bell, Jean-Paul Payette, Billy Reay (assistant Manager)

Absent: Marv Edwards, George “Goose” Gosselin

Following three victories in the preliminary rounds, the “Macs” won the medal round to capture the World Championship in Prague, Czechoslovakia. They defeated the Soviet Union 3-1 in the most crucial game. On March 15, 1959, the Belleville McFarlands, representing Canada, were crowned World Champions.

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