B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame 2024 Induction Gala at the SOEC

Event Dates:
  • Fri July 19, 2024 5:00 PM
  • Event Cost: $85.00
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The B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame will welcome Carey Price and Shea Weber into the Players Category, and they will be joined by Tom Kowal (Officials Category), Scott Bradley (Builder Category) and the 2010 Fort St. John Flyers – Allan Cup champions (Team Category).

Carey Price began his junior hockey career with the WHL’s Tri-City Americans and became the WHL Goaltender of the Year in 2007. Price represented Canada – earned a silver medal in 2004 and 2005, in 2007 won gold and in 2014 an Olympic gold. He was selected by the Montreal Canadiens fifth overall in the 2005 NHL Draft and awarded the Hart Trophy, Vezina Trophy, Ted Lindsay Trophy and William H. Jennings Trophy.

Shea Weber went from playing for his hometown Sicamous Eagles in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, to the WHL with the Kelowna Rockets, where he won a Memorial Cup championship, to the NHL, drafted by the Nashville Predators in the 2003 NHL Draft. Weber won gold four times with Team Canada, received the Mark Messier Leadership Award.

The 2010 Fort St John Flyers won their first ever Allan Cup, the 102nd National Senior Championship with a 3-1 win over the Bentley Generals. Fort St. John went through the tournament undefeated. The Flyers became the ninth host team to win the Allan Cup since the tournament went to a round-robin format in 1992

Tom Kowal officiated minor and amateur hockey while growing up in Vernon. After officiating in amateur and Junior hockey, including the Western Hockey League and a Memorial Cup, Kowal was hired by the NHL as a referee in 1998. He officiated until the 2017-18 season having worked 1,094 regular season NHL games and 12 Stanley Cup playoff games. Kowal joined the WHL Officiating Development staff in 2018 and is currently the WHL Officiating Development Coach, based out of High River, Alta.

Scott Bradley is the senior advisor to Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney, and has been with the Bruins for three decades. As part of the scouting department, the Bruins drafted key players like Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand. Before working his way into the pro ranks, the B.C. native coached for five seasons with the Tier II Junior A and Senior AAA League teams in Abbotsford, including an Allan Cup finalist squad in 1989-90.