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Honoured Member of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame - Media Category

Ken Nicolson

Ken "Friar" Nicolson

  • Born: January 23, 1943 in Fort William, Ontario
  • Died: December 31, 1992
  • Position: Sports Broadcaster

started broadcasting career in 1960... named sports director at CJOB in 1969... became the original voice of the Winnipeg Jets in 1972 with the WHA Jets... moved to CKY in 1982 and did NHL colour commentary... celebrated his 1,000 game of broadcasting pro hockey games in 1982... named to the Manitoba Sportswriters and Sportscasters Media Roll of Honour.

Awards & Achievements Edit

  • inducted into the MSSA Media Roll of Honor
  • “Honoured Member” of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame (1990)
  • "Honoured Member" of Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame (1998)

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