26 Results for group: builders

Paul Chalue

Paul Chalue left his mark on the state’s hockey landscape through the decades he spent building the game and the opportunities for people to play it in Dover. Chalue grew up in Needham, Mass., where he was close friends with the family of future NHL player and coach Robbie Ftorek. It was when he moved to Dover in the ... More

Downing Potter Brown

Downing Potter “D.P.” Brown was the fourth of five sons of the founder of the Brown Company, which ran the largest paper mill in the country in the early part of the 20th century in Berlin. He and his family’s company was one of the first major corporations in the country to sponsor and build the game of hockey on ... More

Anthony ‘Tony’ Urban

The late Tony Urban was a football coach, a basketball coach, a teacher, athletic director, a school administrator, a state administrator, a basketball referee and an umpire. He was a “go-to” figure in the North Country but also led and impacted organizations statewide. Urban graduated from Plymouth State College ... More

Clarence T. Lessard

As a successful businessman in Berlin, the late Clarence T. Lessard provided integral moral and financial support to the Berlin Maroons until his death in 1971, and was heavily vested in other aspects of hockey in town. Whether it was buying hockey sticks or getting doctors to attend games, or encouraging young players ... More

Robert R. Tardif

Graduate of Berlin High School, class of 1943.U.S. Air Corp veteran with service in World War II.Coach and mentor for the City of Concord Youth Hockey at the Whites Park outdoor rink in 1964.Served as coach, and general manager for the Concord Shamrocks in 1964-65. The adult league Shamrocks set the stage for the Concord ... More

Richard R. Roy, MD

The late Dr. Roy grew up in Berlin, but it was the contributions he made to Rochester, where he moved in 1962, that still impact hockey in the state. He was one of the men responsible for starting the Rochester Youth Hockey Association in the early 1970s, and he gave back to the community in ways that included, but were ... More

James D. Houston

One of the pioneers of youth hockey in Exeter, the late Jim Houston served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and was a football and baseball standout at Nichols (Mass.) College - getting elected to that school's Athletic Hall of Fame - before settling in New Hampshire, where he'd spend the rest of his life.A native of Bronxville, ... More

Ron DeGregorio

For 12 years, Ron DeGregorio's leadership helped USA Hockey evolve into one of the world's most respected hockey federations.A resident of Salem for the past three decades, DeGregorio has been involved with the sport for more than 40 years as a player, coach and administrator, whose work and forward-thinking has resulted ... More

Beatrice “Bea” Lambert

The late Beatrice Lambert's title with the Berlin Maroons was secretary. Her life around hockey merits a label much more layered than that.A Berlin native and lifelong hockey fan, Lambert watched the growth of the Berlin Maroons from that club's infancy in 1937-38 to its national amateur championship in 1954, and came ... More

Dick Bradley

Dick Bradley's record for 10 years as the head coach at Berlin High School was 84-87-7. Of the nine state championships the program would go on to win, he was behind the bench for just two of them.But more than the wins and losses, the championships and runner-ups (six of them), was the foundation he built for a budding ... More