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UNB Hockey's All Decade Teams - The 1960s

First Team: (l-r) (F) - Darrell Leblanc, Herb Madill & Marty Winslow - (D) Don MacIntyre & Jack Drover - (G) Keith Lelievre

Second Team: (l-r) (F) - Ron Andrea, Richard Clark & David Peterson - (D) Ken Marchant & Don Wells - (G) Dave Inch

(UNB Athletics Press Release - December 14th, 2010)

Fans cast their vote as part of UNB's All-Decade series of teams

The names are familiar to fans who watched university hockey in this city some 50 years ago.

Now they're part of the series of All-Decade teams who are being honoured by the University of New Brunswick as part of its hosting the CIS University Cup tournament over the next two years.

The CIS nationals legacy committee in conjunction with the group putting on the nationals will name All-Decade teams from each of the 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's and 2,000 and beyond. Potential candidates are identified, with fans being asked to cast their votes for their favourite goaltenders, defencemen and forwards.

First up is the all-decade team of players who wore the Red Devils jersey with distinction during the 1960's as voted on by the fans over a two-month period.

The "chosen'' goaltenders include Keith Lelievre of Sydney, N.S. and Dave Inch of Keswick Ridge. Manning the defence are Jack Drover and Don MacIntyre, both of Sackville, Don Wells, originally from Wolfville, N.S. and Ken Marchant of Truro, N.S.

Four Frederictonians make up the dream team up front including Marty Winslow, Darrell LeBlanc, Richard Clark and David Peterson. Supplementing those are Herb Madill of Montreal and Ron Andrea from Glace Bay. Both Wells and Andrea are deceased.

Honourable mentions include Karl Parks, Austin Duquette, Ed Grant, Bob Naylor, Ian Lutes and David Wisener.

UNB teams won three Maritime titles during the decade and played at the nationals for the first time at the 1964 tournament in Kingston, Ont. where they won the bronze medal.

Lelievre had a career goals against average of 3.82 playing in approximately 60 games during his time at UNB. He was taken by the Chicago Cougars in the World Hockey Association in the expansion draft of 1972 and later played in the East Coast League with the Long Island Ducks.

Inch had a 2.64 goals against average during his time at UNB and led the Red Devils to the Maritime title in 1962.

Drover was named a first-team all-star during the 1964 nationals. He had 30 total points with UNB, the second-most among defenceman for the decade. MacIntyre had the most points with 55 playing 52 games over a four-year stretch. He was UNB captain for two seasons. Wells, who later became the athletic director at Acadia, was part of the Maritime championship team in 1962. Marchant was also on that team, and on the 1964 squad as well. He was a second team all-star at the CIAU tournament in Kingston.

No player had more points in the decade than Winslow, who played 53 games over a four-year stretch and recorded 95 total points, averaging 1.79 points per game. He was captain for two seasons, beginning his career in 1964 with his final season being in 1968.

LeBlanc was a first team all-star among the forwards at the 1964 CIAU tournament. He was second in points per game with a 2.03 over his four seasons at UNB. Clark was part of two Maritime titles in 1960 and 1962 and was UNB captain in 1963. Madill played 52 games over a four-year stretch, finishing third in total points for the decade with 68.

Andrea, who was the UNB captain in 1963, had the highest per-game points ratio with 2.75 per game, and finished with the most points for UNBers during the decade.

(L) The All-Decade teams plaques displayed outside UNB's dressing room. (R) The 60's plaque.

Candidates

Each all-decade team is selected from a list of 24 candidates, here are the other 12 all-star players that were up for consideration:

Forwards Defence Goal
Dave Wisener
Ian Lutes
Ed Grant
Austin Duquette
Karl Parks
Bob Naylor
 
Don Morrow
Jim Morell
Al Furlong
John Sheppard
 
Mark Jacobson
John Wrigley


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