Former Provost Resident NHL Stars

John Chad
John Chad

John Chad

 

 

John Chad was born in Provost AB on September 16, 1919. He was a Canadian professional hockey player who played 79 games in the National Hockey League for the Chicago Blackhawks. He started his junior hockey with the Saskatoon Chiefs and the Edmonton Athletic Club. Chicago signed him as a free agent in 1939 and brought him up for 22 games in 1939-40, scoring 8 goals and 3 assists. In 1940-41 he scored 25 points in 45 games. He played his next 4 years in Canada with the Regina Rangers and the Calgary RCAF Mustangs. In 1945-46 he played for the Wembley Lions in Great Britain but finished his season with the Hawks. That marked the end of his NHL career with 15 goals and 22 assists in 80 games. He played five seasons with the Providence Reds and two seasons with the Saskatoon Quakers. He retired in 1953 and passed away on October 11, 1970.

 

Norm Ullman
Norm Ullman

Norm Ullman

 

Norm Ullman, born in Provost Alberta on December 26, 1935. He started his hockey career with the Edmonton Oil Kings 1952-53, the Edmonton Flyers 1953-54, and back to the Oil Kings that same year. Then in 1954-55 he was back playing with the Edmonton Flyers. His NHL career with the Detroit Red Wings started in 1955 and continued until 1968 when he was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1967 and continued until 1975. In 1975 he was traded to the Edmonton Oilers and played for two seasons until 1977.

 

Darrell Anholt
Darrell Anholt

 

Darrell Anholt

 

Darrel Anholt, was born in Amisk, Alberta on November 23, 1962. He was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in Round 3 as the #54 overall 1981 entry draft. He played for the Calgary Wranglers, WHL 1980-1982 seasons, the Springfield Indians, AHL for 1983-1984 and then he did a short stint in the NHL and played for the Chicago Blackhawks in 1983-84. He was then sent back to the IHL and played for the Milwaukee Admirals for the 1984-85 season.

 

Curtis Glencross
Curtis Glencross

 

Curtis Glencross

 

Curtis Glencross was Saskatchewan born, on December 28, 1982 in Kindersley, SK. He played his minor hockey in Provost AB, went on to play for the AJHL in 2000 with the Brooks Bandits. In 2002 he played in the WCHA for the U. of Alaska-Anchorage. In 2003 he played in the AHL for the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks until 2005 when he was traded to the Portland Pirates. He started his NHL career in 2006 playing for the Anaheim Ducks. In 2006 he was traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets, until 2007 when he was traded to the Edmonton Oilers and in 2008 he was signed on as a free agent to the Calgary Flames and on March 1, 2015 was traded to the Washington Capitals.

 

Lance Bouma
Lance Bouma

 

Lance Bouma

 

Lance Bouma, born and raised in Provost Alberta on March, 25, 1990. He was known in Provost as the son of Bernie and Cheryl Bouma who owned the famous Bouma Meats located right on main street. Lance played most of his Minor Hockey in Lloydminster AB at the AAA level. He played with the WHL for the Vancouver Giants from 2005 to 2010. He was drafted in 2008 in round 3, #78 overall by the Calgary Flames. He then went to the AHL and played for the Abbotsford Heat in 2010-11. In 2012 Lance started his present career playing for the Calgary Flames where he continues to play in 2015.

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