Former Pioneer Jim Eagle Passes Away

(left) Former DU defenseman Jim Eagle passed away on March 10th, 2011

Jim Eagle was born in Vancouver in 1943. He won a Memorial Cup in 1963 with the Edmonton Oil Kings before enrolling at the University of Denver.  

During his career at DU, Jim scored 6 goals and had 22 assists from the blueline. He graduated with a Commerce Degree in 1966 and played minor league hockey for several seasons.

He continued to be involved in hockey as a scout for the Vancouver Canucks, as well as owning a successful restaurant chain and several Thoroughbred racehorses in Washington state.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

With more than 60 years as a program in the books, it's sadly inevitable that more Pioneers will be passing away over the coming years.

Thanks for your dedication and contribution to DU hockey, Jim.

Have fun hanging out with Murray, Maggie, and Morrison.