Heritage Photo: Whitney Red Devils 1959 Champions

Only a short wait now until hockey fans can watch this year’s NHL playoffs. Meanwhile, to whet your appetite, here’s a local newspaper clipping that involves many well-known Whitney names. The Whitney Red Devils won the Madawaska Valley Hockey championship in 1959 by defeating Barry’s Bay four games to three. 

Front row (from left): Richard Dubreuil, Carl Lacombe, Bernie Stubbs, Doug Holmberg, Norm Easto, Mike Barnes, Donald Kuiack and Nick Kmith.

Back row: Blake Boldt, Richard Shalla, Jack Murdock, Coach Allen Shields, Dennis Luckasavitch, Tom Linklater, Leslie Kuiack, Dick Luckasavitch and Art Bissonnette.

The clipping credits Mrs. Walter Sawyer for sharing the photo.



NOTE: If you are interested in having a picture and story featured in The Madawaska Valley Current, please submit the information to Bob Corrigan at madvalleycurrent@gmail.com (subject Heritage Photos) or mail your photo to Bob c/o The Current at PO Box 1097, Barry’s Bay K0J 1B0 (originals will be returned)

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