1951 Lindsay Midgets Hockey Team
The first provincial champion hockey team from Lindsay in 42 years, the 1950-51 Lindsay Midgets put on a show for a capacity crowd at the Lindsay Kiwanis Arena on April 7, 1951 which many will never forget. Lindsay outscored Wallaceburg 14-4 in the final game of the provincial B championship, after winning the first game of the series 5-4. The team’s Ontario Minor Hockey Association playoff run of 12 victories included series wins over Port Hope, Napanee, Aurora, Midland, Port Colborne and Wallaceburg. The championship team, coached by Lloyd McMullen and managed by Jack Cluff, consisted of: Bill Burns, Thorton Freeman, Jack Graham, Bill Hennessey, captain Tommy Hutton, Connie O’Neill, Jim Sinclair, Art Truax, Reg Truax, Bob Vickery, Bill Williams, Jack Williams, and stick boy Pat Burns.