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Estevan Bruins announce guest speakers for Sportsman's Dinner fundraiser

Doug Gilmour and Paul Coffey will speak at annual fundraiser on May 25.
Doug Gilmour and Paul Coffey will headline this year's event.

The Estevan Bruins will be bringing in two members of the Hockey Hall of Fame to speak at this year’s Sportsman’s Dinner.

The club announced Wednesday night that defenceman Paul Coffey and centre Doug Gilmour would be in Estevan for the event on May 25 at the Power Dodge Curling Centre.

Coffey is a four-time Stanley Cup champion, winning three times with the Edmonton Oilers (1984, 1985 and 1987) and once with the Pittsburgh Penguins (1991). He won the Norris Trophy as the NHL’s top defenceman three times (1985, 1986 and 1995), and holds the NHL record for goals by a defenceman in a season with 48.

Coffey finished with 396 goals and 1,531 points in 1,409 games played in the regular season, and 59 goals and 196 points in 194 postseason games.

He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2004.

Gilmour won the Stanley Cup with the Calgary Flames in 1989. He also won the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the league’s top defensive player in 1993 while a member with the Toronto Maple Leafs, a season in which he recorded 127 points. Gilmour finished with 450 goals and 1,414 points in 1,474 regular season games, and added 60 goals and 188 points in 182 playoff games.  

Gilmour was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2011.

Prairie Smoke and Spice BBQ will be catering the meal.

Tickets are $1,000 per table.