Oilers Entertainment Group Vice-Chairman Bob Nicholson has been inducted into the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame.
Born and raised in B.C. (Vancouver and Penticton), Nicholson is being elected into the builder category of the hall of fame. Nicholson led the Hockey Canada program since 1998. He oversaw all operations for international competitions that Canada participated in. During his time with Hockey Canada, the nation took home 76 medals in those competitions- 44 of them were gold.
Nicholson was introduced in his new role in June. As Vice-Chairman of Oilers Entertainment Group, Nicholson is a voice for all facets of the organization, from business to hockey operations.
Members of the Oilers organization likened the arrival of Nicholson to the signing of a superstar free agent.