Walter Phelan was one of the original seven players on Peterborough’s first official hockey team in 1891. From then until 1898 he was a slick centre in both hockey and lacrosse specializing in face-offs and playmaking. Phelan was considered by the then team president, Dr. Kenner, as “ a truly unselfish player and Peterborough’s most reliable man”. After leaving the area in 1898 he became a hockey and lacrosse coach at an athletic club near Pittsburgh, USA.
Thomas D. (Doug) Miller Sr.
Miller was born here in 1904 but played his first lacrosse at Millbrook. Except for a span in the RCAF during World War II, he played field and box lacrosse over a 30-year period, finishing in 1947 when he played on the same Sr. B team as his son, Doug, Jr. Doug is the main […]More Info
Terry (Spitz) Davis
Starting at age seven, Terry Davis played three complete decades of lacrosse. He had an impressive minor league career: stick boy for the 1951-54 Mann Cup champions, player for the undefeated UE Juveniles of 1958, and scoring champ with the Whitby Juniors, 1960 Eastern Canada Champions. Terry’s senior career was nomadic but highly productive: league […]More Info
R.J. (Bobby) Allan
In his heyday, Bobby Allan was in a class by himself, the finest lacrosse player in Canada. His consummate skill, agility and adroitness in faking a move made him one-of-a-kind. His backhand shot was a prototype move. Allan won three scoring titles, three league MVP awards, and the Mike Kelly Award. His record of 89 […]More Info