History Corner - Sports Banquet - Photo Circa 1957

Description received with the photo: “Guests at a special sports banquet in Yorkton in 1957, featuring hockey great Eddie Litzenberger from Neudorf, Saskatchewan (back row, to the left) and a star for many years with the Chicago Black Hawks. On the right is Linus Westberg, television and radio broadcaster for over thirty years with CJGX and CKOS-CTV in Yorkton. Front row, left to right, Ken Milton, sportscaster with CKCK Regina, Stan Obodiac of Yorkton who was the publicity Director of Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto for 25 years. Next is Yorkton’s Metro Prystai, who played on two Stanley Cup winning teams and was a proven star in the NHL for 10 years. Featured next is Ken Mayhew, Editor of The Yorkton Enterprise. Ken was a tireless worker for local sports and a driving force in the promotion of all community efforts.”
This edition of History Corner was originally published in the Oct. 20, 2010 issue of Yorkton This Week.  
—Terri Lefebvre Prince

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