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.
  • Orvin Walsvik - 1984
Orvin Walsvik began as a champion speed skater turned hockey player, outstanding at all levels of competition as a player and later as a successful coach. Born in DeForest, WI. Walsvik graduated from Madison East High School in 1941, and enlisted in the U.S. Naval Air Corps being honorably discharged in 1945.

He re-joined the Madison Cardinals, having played for them prior to his service in World War II. Played several years with Hall of Famers "Jingles" O'Brien, John Riley and Robert Rompre. A member of three state cham­pionship teams, high scorer for six years, and All-Tournament selection six times, Walsvik was also voted MVP in the 1962 state tourna­ment.

Walsvik helped organize a state-wide hockey officials association, serving as president, and Referee-in-Chief for several years. Was one of a group that was active in getting the Univer­sity of Wisconsin to re-establish ice hockey as a major varsity sport. Helped organize the Blue line Club and is a past-president of the club which promotes the Badger hockey games in Madison.

Walsvik officiated high school hockey in Madison and was the first high school coach at Monona Grove High School.