Springwater Sports Heritage

Founding Benefactor: The McGuire Trust

J. Lloyd Turner

Induction Award:

Lloyd, born in Elmvale in 1884, moved to Calgary as a professional ball player in 1907. Hockey became his true love as he worked tirelessly to assemble teams, leagues and construct arenas. His greatest achievements were the establishment of the Allan Cup as a nation-wide competition, creation of the Western Canada Hockey League and managing the Calgary Tigers to the Stanley Cup finals in 1924. Lloyd was in the first group to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1958 as a builder.

Member Details:

Category:   Builder
Year of Induction:  2014
Sports:   Hockey & Baseball
Nominator:   Mike Townes
Date/Place of Birth:   August 9, 1884, Elmvale, ON
Date/Place of Rest:   April 7, 1976/Burnsland Cemetery, Calgary AB


1884:  Early 1900’s Born in Elmvale and attended School in Barrie.   ...more highlights


...Photo Gallery
...J. Lloyd Turner Testimonial Program September 1964


Springwater Sports Heritage would like to express its appreciation for the significant contributions made by Trish Campbell, Mike Patchell and Mike Townes for their research and collection of information.


Hockey Hall of Fame
Hockey Hall of Fame Biography
Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum
Glenbow Museum
Photograph Collection, Calgary Sun, Dan Toth, February 12, 2005
Hockey Gods



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