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Allison Pickle MacNichol

Category

Athlete

Sport

Hockey

Hometown

St. Andrews

Year Inducted

1977

Sport Ambassador

athlete

Allison "Pickle" MacNichol

HONOURED MEMBER

Biography

“Pickle” MacNichol is a product of the sporting environment that is St. Andrews, New Brunswick. This Shiretown native enjoyed a hockey career that spanned at least five leagues, four provinces and two decades.From a start as a New Brunswick high school player, he worked his way up the hockey ladder to junior play in Saskatoon, intermediate play with his home-town Senators, senior play in London, Ontario and Allan Cup championship play with the R.C.A.F. Flyers in Ottawa. His is well known for his coaching and player development contributions, but is best known for his uncanny ability at scoring goals and winning scoring championships, wherever his skates took him during those twenty years of active play. Enrolled in the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, June 4, 1977.

Quick Facts

  • Helped the Ottawa RCAF Flyers to the Allan Cup in 1942; led team in playoff scoring with 42 goals in 19 games 

  • Coached and played for the St. Andrews Senators from 1947-51, helping the team to the NB Intermediate title in 1950 

  • Helped St. Andrews High School to the NB Interscholastic championship in 1935 

  • Won the scoring title of the Michigan-Ontario Senior Hockey League in 1940