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Anvil Centre, New Westminster
777 Columbia Street New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6
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2015 Team
2015 Team
2015 Honoured Inductee - Team Category

The Peterborough James Gang lacrosse teams, that were coached by Mark Vitarelli and managed by Lee Vitarelli, won three straight Minto Cup titles in 1981, 1982 and 1983.
2015 Builder
2015 Builder
CHRIS HALL
(September 17, 1950 – 2014)
As a youngster in Victoria, British Columbia in the early 1960’s, Chris Hall watched his dad work as a scorekeeper for the Shamrocks lacrosse team. Chris played basketball, rugby and other sports, but it was box and field lacrosse, that he went on to excel in as a player, coach and general manager.
2015 Builder
2015 Builder
LINDSAY SANDERSON
(born June 22, 1954)

Altogether, as a coach and GM, Lindsay has won 12 Ontario Minor Lacrosse championships, 14 Junior, Senior and Major championships and 7 national championships.
2015 Builder
2015 Builder
Terry Sanderson is one of Canada’s all-time winningest coaches at the highest levels of lacrosse.
He played his Junior lacrosse in Bolton, Ontario and Senior with Orangeville, Fergus and in Victoria. Sanderson played pro lacrosse for the NLL Syracuse Sting (1974) and Quebec Caribou (1975). He was a pick-up player for the Mann Cup winning Brampton Excelsiors in 1980.
2015 Player
2015 Player
Jim “Scoop” Veltman
(Stoufville, ON)

In seven seasons with Brampton (1990-1998), Veltman brought home 3 Mann Cups; he won his fourth ring with the Victoria Shamrocks in 2003. During his Major/Senior career, he scored 145 goals and 389 assists in 155 games; he scored another 93 goals and 279 assists in 123 playoff games.
2015 Player
2015 Player
Chris Gill
(Pitt Meadows, BC)

Gill was a five-time WLA All-Star, a two-time league leading scorer (1997 & 2000), the Three Star Award winner (1997) and WLA MVP (1998). He played in two Mann Cups (2008 & 2009) with the Salmonbellies
2015 Player
2015 Player
Curt Malawsky
(Maple Ridge, BC)

His 13-year WLA career has stops in New West, North Shore and Coquitlam. This six-time WLA All-Star also captured the WLA’s Maitland Trophy for sportsmanship, ability and commitment to minor lacrosse (2000, 2001, 2002 & 2007).
2015 Field
2015 Field
Jeff Gombar
(Port Coquitlam, BC)

His Coquitlam Adanacs and Tri-City field lacrosse clubs were 6-time Provincial champs and he received top goaltender honours in each. His club won six National Field Lacrosse Championships. Jeff lead his squad to four national titles including three Ross Cups (1992, 2004 & 2007). Gombar was named top goaltender on three occasions and Ross Cup MVP goalie (2004). He played on two Pacific Northwest Lacrosse Association tournament champions (1990 & 1991) and received top goaltender honours twice (1991 & 2001). As a member of Team Canada’s Men’s Field Lacrosse team, he competed at the World Championships in Manchester (1994), Baltimore (1998) and Perth (2002) winning a bronze and two silvers.
2015 Veteran
2015 Veteran
Larry Lloyd
(Whitby, Ontario)

Larry Lloyd played for the famed Oshawa Green Gaels from 1965-69 and a member of 4 Minto Cup winning teams. In 63 Junior A games, he scored 155 goals and added 119 assists for 274 points and added 57 goals and 49 helpers in 28 playoff games. Lloyd netted 7 goals and 6 assists in his first Senior A game with the Brooklin Redmen (1968).
2015 Veteran
2015 Veteran
Edward Goss
(New Westminster, BC)

Goss played Senior A ball for New West over six seasons from 1969-1977. In 135 Senior A and pro regular season games, he netted 163 goals and 222 assists for 385 points – and in 53 playoff games, he added 53 goals and 52 assists. His Salmonbellies team went to three straight Mann Cups, winning two (1970 & 1972).
2015 Player
2015 Player
Tom Patrick
(Brampton, ON)

In 130 regular season Major games, he scored 205 goals and had 187 assists for 392 points and an additional 73 goals and 72 assists in 82 playoff games. Patrick was a played in five Mann Cup Championships, winning one Mann Cup title with the Brampton Excelsior in 1980.
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City of New Westminster
The Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame wishes to recognize the City of New Westminster for partnering with the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame to make the Anvil Centre home to this important national museum.
Many thanks to City Council and all of the City staff who have assisted with the relocation and for the City's commitment of ongoing support for the hall of fame in New Westminster.
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Canadian Lacrosse Association
Founded in 1867, the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is the governing body responsible for all aspects of lacrosse in Canada. Our organization is comprised of 10 Member Associations (MA's) representing nearly 80,000 individual participants, including coaches, officials, and athletes of all ages and abilities
Vision:
In Canada, lacrosse is a thriving national sport and a part of our Canadian DNA. Abroad, we are a world leader in developing the game.
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Canadian Lacrosse Foundation
The Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame gratefully acknowledges the considerable financial support of the Canadian Lacrosse Foundation in support of the design and construction of the new hall within the Anvil Centre.
With special thanks to the board of directors of the Canadian lacrosse Foundation.
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