Gaylord Powless was a box lacrosse player who transcended the sport to become one of Canada’s most famous athletes. He lived most of his life in Six Nations of the Grand River, near Brantford, Ontario.
Harvey Pulford was a man for all seasons in Ottawa. They called him the Bytown Slugger, although he never gained fame in Ottawa on baseball or softball fields. Nonetheless, he was a world-class athlete before and after the turn of the 20th century and would have gained more stature in
Helping set the tone as the leader of the blueline for the New York Islanders dynasty of the late 1970s and early 1980s era, Denis Potvin was a true commander on the ice. Potvin surpassed all expectations and became the first NHL defenseman to score 1,000 career points. He was