A man long-involved in Saskatchewan hockey has died.
North Battleford’s Graham Tuer, 87, was inducted this year into the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame builder category after spending five decades in hockey in the province.
According to the Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame, Tuer helped create the Saskatchewan Development Model, a collaboration of the Saskatchewan Hockey Association, Western Hockey League, Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League and the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League.
Tuer served as general manager of the Regina Pat Canadians and was with the team when they won the Air Canada Cup in 1988. He also worked as assistant general manger and scout with the Regina Pats, a 20-year scout with the Kelowna Rockets and a scout for the NHL’s Central Scouting bureau.