Before the Regina Pats and Moose Jaw Warriors play Sunday afternoon at the Brandt Centre, the team will pay homage to one of its all-time greats by retiring his number.
On Thursday afternoon, the team announced the number 15 jersey worn by Jock Callander will be raised to the rafters.
Callander played for the Pats from 1978-1982, putting up 158 goals and 210 assists for 368 points in just 201 games. He sits sixth all-time in franchise scoring, his 158 goals are tied for seventh all-time and the 210 assists are sixth best in franchise history.
His best season came in 1981-82 when he won the Bob Clark Trophy as the WHL Leading scorer with 190 points in 71 games.
Callander was a member of the Pats last WHL Championship club in 1980 and appeared in the Memorial Cup. In 49 career WHL playoff games, he scored 27 goals and had 66 points.
After his days with the Pats, Callander played professionally for 18 years and was on the 1992 Pittsburgh Penguins team that won the Stanley Cup.
He spent a majority of his pro career iwth the International Hockey League’s Cleveland Lumberjacks where he put up 1242 points in 1054 games which is a league-record.
His number 15 was retired by the Lumberjacks as well.