Tag Archives: Melville

Episode 098: New Jersey Devil’s Damon Severson

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In this off-season conversation with New Jersey Devil’s sophomore defenceman Damon Severson, Damon shares:

  • Blocking Ovechkin’s shot that fractured his ankle.
  • His workout routine.
  • What’s the CN gym?
  • Cooking?
  • Practical jokes.
  • Has he touched the Stanley Cup?

Episode 054: Damon Severson – From The Prairies To The NHL

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How many young boys or girls who lace up the blades, dream of Episode 053-2some day playing in the National Hockey League? For a young man from Melville, Saskatchewan, that dream has become a reality.

Born in Brandon, Manitoba, and raised in Melville, Saskatchewan, Damon developed a love for the game of hockey at an early age. In today’s episode

Links:  Damon’s New Jersey Devil’s Profile
              The Metro Prystai Story

Episode 023: Millionaire Memories – With Tim Cheveldae

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Today’s guest grew up right here in Melville, Saskatchewan and justEpisode 023 like many young men that grow up here, he had aspirations to play for the Melville Millionaires. He got that opportunity at a very young age before moving on to play in the WHL.

He got drafted by the Detroit Red Wings. When the Red Wings called him up to play

He would  later go on to play with the Winnipeg Jets.Today’s guest on The Heart Of The Rink Hockey Show is Mr Tim Cheveldae.

Links: The Metro Prystai Story

Episode 019: Millionaires Memories – With Don Abel & Ted Lindsay

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The history of the Melville Millionaires hockey club is rich with manyEpisode 019 hockey greats getting their start in this small Saskatchewan town. They include the likes of Ron Hextall, Eddie Shore, Chris Kunitz, Brian Propp, Kelly Buchberger and many, many more.

There is one family from this community that really stands out when it comes to hockey – Abel. Sid, George and Don Abel grew up in this rural prairie town. Sid is a hockey hall of famer having a hugely successful career in the National Hockey League. George and Don would play for the local senior team, the Melville Millionaires. George won Olympic Gold in Oslo, Norway in 1952.

In today’s episode of The Heart Of The Rink Hockey Show we visit with Don Abel and Ted Lindsay.

Links: Melville Millionaires – The Story Behind The Team
             The Metro Prystai Story