Planning committee expanded as the event grew closer to include:
Standing L-R: Jo Urion -Keweenaw National Park, Dave Nordstrom -MTU/SDC,
Connie Julien -Local Hockey Historian, Scott MacInnes -Houghton City Mgr,
Chris Roy -MTU/SDC, Dave Fischer -MTU Athletic Press Dir.
Seated L-R: Mark Maroste -MTU Alumni & Game Coordinator, Gerry
Sullivan -MTU Alumni & Vintage Hockey Collector, Mark Alborn -Dee Mgr,
Bill Sproule -MTU Prof & IHL Historian.
This Flyer was made for the Event
Planning committee from Left:
Scott MacInnes -Houghton City Mgr, Mark Ahlborn -Dee Mgr, Connie Julien
-Local Hockey Historian, with Gordie Howe, Gerry Sullivan -MTU Hockey
Alumni & Hockey Collector.
Mural was designed and painted on the Dee Stadium in time for the
(painted by Keweenaw Krayons)
Welcome Sign put up at the Dee
Game Sign put up in town
Hockey Exhibits at the
Pictorial Historian and Chief of Police, Ralph Raffaeli next to
picture of Barney Holden,
IHL player 1904-07
Jerry & Scott MacInnes, wife and son of the late John MacInnes,
"winningest coach in college history" display
Stick collection of Brian Logie, SIHR member from London Society of International Hockey Research
Copper Country Hockey Historian,
Connie Julien, webmaster,
SIHR member from Houghton
Tom Sersha -President
Roger Godin -Past Pres US-HHOF
Oakie Brumm & wife:
coach, player and author
"They Only Played Home
& "Wisconsin Hockey News"
Gerry Sullivan, MTU player, coach, SIHR member,
Hockey Memorabilia Collector
Hockey Program Collection
Courtesy of Merv Klemet.
HHOF: Michigan Teams
Continually running video tapes made by the Keweenaw National
Historical Park of interviews with local hockey old-timers were a big hit
at this Exhibit.
Showing on this video tape is
Joe Houle's interview.
Houghton Country Sheriff,
mans the table for the Ice-Cap Raffle, a fund raiser for
the local Superior Child Abuse Prevention Council.
USA Hockey Exhibit with
Ralph Bammert, long time local USA hockey board member.
Hundreds of local hockey pictures to view
signs autographs and drops the puck at the Alumni game
Gordie Howe arrives at the Dee
Gordie arrives at the MacInnes Rink
Gordie Howe signs Autographs
Gordie Howe signs his book for
Sully & Chief Raffaelli with parking ticket given to vehicle that
escorted Gordie Howe. Gerry Sullivan was Howe's escort for the day.
Gordie Howe with
Randy McKay & Dennis Hextall.
Gordie Howe at center ice with Dennis Hextall & Randy McKay at the
John MacInnes Student Ice Arena in Houghton Michigan Sept 25, 2004
Detroit Red Wings vs Michigan Tech
Michigan Tech Line Up
Red Wings Line Up
Michigan Tech Husky Bench
Tech Scores on the Red Wings
Michigan Tech 7, Red Wings 5
Alumni Game Players
The 1904 Amphidrome March
was played by the Michigan Tech Pep Band while local youth skated in unison
to the music
He skated to the 1904 Amphidrome March at the Game between periods
wearing the Logo of the
IHL Portage Lake Team 1904-07
March was composed by Conrad Sagemiller of Laurium for the Worlds
First Championship Hockey Team, the 1904 Portage Lake Team, from
Michael J. Irish
of Michigan Tech University prepared this music for the
Band to play at this weekend's
event & provided this sound track.
Local player, Paul
Coppo, recently inducted into the
U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame, is honored
by the home crowd.
Local Mites play with the
Mites pose with the Pros
Fans meet the Pros
Society of International
Hockey Research meetings
SIHR Meet & Greet Friday evening (some had already left)
HHOF Exhibit at the
HHOF: All Stars & Milestones
HHOF: Chicago & Detroit
HHOF: New York & Boston
HHOF: Toronto & Montreal
Fans & hockey alumni
visit the Exhibit
The lobby of the Dee Stadium
with Marcus Olson, a three time MVP for Michigan Tech and a member of the
Michigan Tech Hockey Hall of Fame; the Olson Rink in Marquette is
named after his family of skaters.
Roger Godin -Past Pres USHHOF, Scott MacInnes -Houghton City Mgr, Tom
Sersha -Pres USHHOF
The late Joe Bukovich
Gerry Sullivan & local US HHOF inductee Paul Coppo
Carl Lindstrom, Bob Hauswirth, Tony Bukovich, William Lindstrom, Marc Olson.
Connie & Cathy show off the
new paint job on the Dee's Zamboni
Hockey Mom Wearing Vintage Jersey Replica
Live Radio Broadcast from the Dee Expo
Local Hockey Legend &
Oldest Living Red Wing Alumni
Jim Paull -Wisconsin HHOF member
& Connie Julien
& "his" Copper Country Team
Young fans enjoyed the hockey exhibits
Connie Julien (this webmaster),