Currie, Frank - 1991

Currie, Frank - 1991

Frank Currie

Hockey Builder, Calgary

Inducted in 1991


Frank Currie was recruited to coach the Edmonton Flyers in the fall of 1947. He coached the Flyers to the Allan Cup Championship in the same season, the only time the prestigious national hockey championship ever came to Edmonton. He remained as coach of the Edmonton Flyers until 1952 when the Detroit Red Wings took over the club. Frank Currie then went to Calgary and in 1954 he led the Calgary Stampeders to the Duke of Edinburgh Trophy, a national match-up between Western and Quebec hockey Leagues.

Since induction:

Frank Currie was inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame in 2005 as a member of the 1947-48 Edmonton Flyers Hockey Team.