Inducted 2021

Zane Forbes is an athlete who was considered an all-star performer in every sport he played. He was involved with and excelled in the sports of hockey, baseball, softball, and rowing. Zane’s reputation for leadership and great ability to work with his teammates quickly made him the ultimate team player on and off the ice. Zane played provincial senior hockey from 1977-1990, where he earned many accolades. One of his many career highlights include being four times a member of a team that won the Herder Memorial Trophy, with Gander in 1980, Stephenville in 1984, and with the St. John’s Capitals in 1987 and 1990. He had the honor of being selected as the Senior MVP-T.A. “Gus Soper” Memorial Award in 1982 and 1985, which he is the only player in provincial senior hockey to achieve such an accomplishment twice. Other notable accomplishments of Zane’s hockey career include being named League Rookie-of-the-Year in 1978, receiving the “Albert “Pee Wee” Crane Memorial Trophy, and earning the S.E Tuma Memorial Trophy for being the Senior Hockey League Scoring Leader in 1980. As a skilled offensive player, Zane played 373 games with the Gander Flyers, Stephenville Jets, Corner Brook Royals and the St. John’s Capitals. He finished his career with 324 goals, 408 assists for 732 points in total, earning him the second all-time scoring leader in the history of the league. In addition to hockey, he played in the St. John’s Senior Baseball League winning 9 city championships, 1 city championship in the St. John’s Senior Softball League, and he was a successful oarsman in the Royal St. John’s Regatta for many years.