Monday, April 21, 2008

Broncos Add Two More Into Hall of Fame

The Swift Current Broncos have announced the 2008 Hall of Fame Inductees. The 2008 Hall of Fame Banquet will welcome two new members this season.

Andy Schneider was a member of the Broncos from 1989-1993. A centre from Edmonton, AB, Schneider appeared in 212 games as a Bronco where he recorded 91 goals and 221 assists. He currently sits 2nd all time in the Broncos record books with 221 assists and 4th for all time points with 312. Schneider led the way in the Broncos 2nd trip to the Memorial Cup in the 1992/93 season recording 39 points (13 G, 26 A) in 17 games in the 1993 playoffs. Andy was also named the WHL Playoffs Most Valuable Player that season.

Tyler Wright spent four full seasons with the Broncos from 1989-1993. Hailing from Canora, SK, Wright was the highest Swift Current Bronco ever drafted into the NHL, 12th overall in the 1st Round of the 1991 NHL Entry Draft by the Edmonton Oilers. Wright accumulated 115 goals and 157 assists in 233 WHL career games. Wright also played a key role in the Broncos trip to the Memorial Cup in 1993 with 9 goals and 17 assists in 17 playoff games.

The 2008 Hall of Fame Banquet is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 24th, 2008 at the Credit Union i-plex auditorium. Tickets will be available in the near future.

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