Edmond Gagnon

Category

Builder

Sport

Hockey

Hometown

Grand Barachois

Year Inducted

2015

Sport Ambassador

builder

Edmond Gagnon

HONOURED MEMBER

Biography

The late Edmond Gagnon started in the 1960’s with a backyard rink for his family and neighbors in his home community of Grand Barachois.He went on to finance and support teams that filled the biggest arenas in the province.The crowning moment came when his Miramichi Gagnon Packers won the 1987 Canadian senior AA championship after 11 years of supporting intermediate A/Senior AA teams.Gagnon also backed teams in Shediac, Dieppe, Moncton, Riverview and elsewhere.And, he just didn’t write cheques, he took part in management decisions and was a faithful attendee at games, along with wife, Juliette. Enrolled in the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, May 30, 2015

Quick Facts

  • Financed, supported junior A/intermediate A/senior AA level for decades 

  • His teams competed for Page Cup and Hardy Cup on many occasions 

  • His Miramichi Gagnon Packers won 1987 Canadian Senior AA championship 

  • Inducted into the Moncton Sports Wall of Fame