Biography - Ray Champagne

Born February, 28, 1945
Windsor, Quebec
Inducted March 23, 2003

  • Played for the Manchester Alpine Club in 1964.
  • Centered the Manchester Blackhawks from 1965 to 1970.
  • Played for the Manchester Monarchs from 1971 to 1977.
  • Also played for the Manchester Freedoms in 1984.
  • Co-holder of the New England record of 55 goals in a single season. Accomplished the feat in 40 games during the 1971 season
  • Scored over 400 career goals with the Blackhawks and the Monarchs, members of the New England Hockey League.
  • Led his team to consecutive NEHL championships in 1971 and 1972.
  • Named MVP of the NEHL in 1971.
  • Began a coaching career with the Manchester Generals Junior Hockey team in 1973.
  • Skated with the Concord Budmen for one season in 1975-1976.
  • Also officiated high school and college hockey for a 10-year period beginning in the late 1970's.
  • Also ran the Manchester Professional Hockey School.
  • Still skates and coaches at the Tri-Town Arena in Hooksett, New Hampshire.

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