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Honoured Member of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame - Builders Category


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Danial Allan "Heavy" Evason


For twenty years, Heavy Evason was involved in coaching, managing and scouting in junior and professional hockey. He began with Brandon Wheat Kings and Portage Terriers, then moving to Niagara Falls Thunder and back west when he coached Neepawa Natives. From 1993-95, Evason coached Peterborough Pirates in England and then returned to Manitoba to go behind the bench with South East Blades. From 1999 until 2004 he scouted for the Kamloops Blazers of the WHL. From 2000 to 2002, he also served as director of hockey operations for the Flin Flon Bombers and as executive director of the Royal Bank Cup. He received two posthumous awards, the Jim Thomson Award from Special Olympics and the Paul Harris Fellow Medal from Rotary International.

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Coaching[]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League Type GP W L T OTL Pts Finish GP W L Results
1983-84 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL Asst 72 44 26 2 - 90 3rd East 12 5 7 Lost Div Semi Final
1984-85 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL Asst 42 13 29 0 - 26 - -
Portage Terriers MJHL Head 11 0 11 0 - 0 4th North DNQ
1985-86 Portage Terriers MJHL Head 48 12 35 1 - 25 5th North DNQ
1986-87 Portage Terriers MJHL Head 47 27 20 0 - 54 3rd North 5 1 4 Lost Div Semi
1988-89 Niagara Falls Thunder OHL Asst 66 41 23 2 - 84 2nd Emms 17 10 7 Lost Final
1989-90 Niagara Falls Thunder OHL Asst 66 23 39 4 - 84 6th Emms 16 9 7 Lost Conf Final
1990-91 Neepawa Natives MJHL Head 34 10 22 2 - 22 Lost Div Semi 4 0 4 Lost Div Semi
1991-92 Neepawa Natives MJHL Head 48 15 31 1 1 32 5th North 5 1 4 Lost Div Semi
1992-93 Neepawa Natives MJHL Head 37 17 19 1 0 35 - -
1999-00 Southeast Blades MJHL Head 64 29 26 - 9 67 5th Addison DNQ

Managing[]

Season Team League Position Finish Playoffs
1991-92 Neepawa Natives MJHL General Manager 5th North Lost Div Semi
1992-93 Neepawa Natives MJHL General Manager - -
2000-01 Flin Flon Bombers SJHL Director of Hockey Operations 1st Dodge Lost Div Final
2001-02 Flin Flon Bombers SJHL Director of Hockey Operations 6th Dodge DNQ

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