Lloyd Turner

Biography


- A sportsman for all seasons who dedicated his life to promoting sports, day in and day out for over 50 years.

- Arrived in Calgary in 1910 as a catcher for a touring baseball team and never left.

- In turn managed the Sherman Rink, Victoria Arena and the Calgary Corral. Involved in every detail of the “Corral”, coaching/managing hockey teams, bringing in events and creating the historic picture gallery that still resides there.

- In 1945 took over management of the Stampeders, a lack luster senior hockey team, the following year they won the “Allan Cup” emblematic of Canadian Senior Amateur Hockey Champions.

"The more you hesitate in a game, the more your chance of getting hit. Your focus isn't there. When you hesitate, usually you're in trouble."

Sidney Crosby