Ernie Wakely

DOB - November 27, 1940

Born in Flin Flon, this goaltender won the 1959 Memorial Cup with the Winnipeg Braves. He had a 22 year pro career in the NHL, WHL, EPHL, CPHL, and WHA. He was with the 1962-63 CPHL Champion Omaha Knights and was top goaltender the same year. He was the top goaltender in the EPHL in 1962-63. He played 113 NHL games with Montreal Canadiens and St. Louis Blues, recording 8 shutouts. He played 334 games in the WHA, including the Winnipeg Jets, San Diego Mariners, Cincinnati Stingers, Houston Aeros and Birmingham Bulls over seven seasons with 16 shut outs.