Bob Peschel

2021 Inductee
Bob Peschel grew up far from the Badger State, but his love for hockey began in his native New Jersey, where he learned to play on the frozen pond, and where he learned how to become the grinder, a title that he would carry on into his future life.

Judy Ferwerda

2021 Inductee
There can be no discussion about girls hockey and the growth of girls hockey without the subject of Madison native Judy Ferwerda being brought into that discussion.

Cal Roadhouse

2021 Inductee
Cal Roadhouse was born in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada and grew up playing hockey in Calgary.  As a player, he was a member of the Wichita Wind of the Central Hockey League, and then played in the International Hockey League for the Milwaukee Admirals.

Tom Doyle

2021 Inductee
Dr. Tom Doyle was born in Mineral Point, Wis., and raised in the throes of the Depression. Organized hockey and money to pay for it didn’t exist at that time, but Doyle learned to skate and play hockey on the Point Brewery Pond.
  • Steve Badalich - 1994
Steve Badalich grew up in South St. Paul where he was a very good athlete in several sports. In 1945, Badalich and his good friend Lefty Smith got his high school to start a hockey team. In 1947, Badalich in goal, led South St. Paul to the state consolation championship.
After high school, Badalich played professional baseball for a few years before moving to Madison where he got his three sons involved in hockey. He promoted hockey at all levels and founded the Stoughton youth hockey association. In 1974, he founded the Madison Capitols Junior program, which played in the United States Hockey League.
His home became the “Boardmoor Hotel of Madison,” housing many of the Capitol players. He helped many players fulfill their junior, college, and professional dreams.