2018 MANITOBA INDUCTEES
Mike Burchuk (volleyball): Led the University of Winnipeg Wesmen to a six consecutive CIAU titles during his tenure at the school (1980-89); served as an assistant coach with the national team from 1982-88, including Canada's entry at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics; guided national team to ninth-place finish as head coach of national team at 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics.
Orest Meleschuk (curling): Lac du Bonnet product skipped his team to titles at provincial, national and world championships in 1972; finished fourth at 1989 Brier.
Billy Mosienko (hockey): Winnipeg-born Chicago Blackhawks right-winger widely known for scoring the fastest hat trick in NHL history (potting three goals in 21 seconds) against the New York Rangers in 1952; scored 258 goals and 540 points in 710 regular-season games; won Lady Byng Memorial Trophy in 1944-45 and named a second-team NHL all-star in 1944-45 and 1945-46. Mosienko died in 1994 at the age of 72.
Turk Broda (hockey): Brandon-born goaltender played his entire 14-year NHL career for the Toronto Maple Leafs and is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame and the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame. A three-time NHL all-star and five-time Stanley Cup champion. Died in 1972 at the age of 58.
Corey Koskie (baseball): Anola product was the first Manitoba-born player to reach the major leagues. Had a nine-year career in the majors, suiting up for the Minnesota Twins, Toronto Blue Jays and Milwaukee Brewers as a third basemen.
Stephen Patrick (football): Two-time CFL all-star played was an offensive lineman for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers from 1952-1964. Born in Glenella, Patrick died in 2014 at the age of 81. Inducted in the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame in 1988.
Ed Werenich (curling): Nicknamed the Wrench, the Benito-born Werenich represented Ontario and won gold at the 1983 and 1990 Briers, silver in 1973, 1977 and 1984 and bronze in 1988; captured gold at 1983 and 1990 world championships; named to Canadian Curling Hall of Fame in 1988.
Evelyn Wawryshyn Moroz (baseball): Played in the All-American Girls Baseball League from 1946 to 1951. Three-time all-star. She was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1988 and is a member of the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame.