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Wynne Dempster played pro hockey with the Johnstown Jets, the team that inspired the movie "Slap Shot."
Wynne Dempster played pro hockey with the Johnstown Jets, the team that inspired the movie "Slap Shot." Submitted (Dempster family)

Rustlers rally behind local hockey legend battling brain cancer

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19) and Troy Gillard (@Troy_Gillard)
February 11, 2019 - 7:50pm

The family of a local hockey legend is thankful for support from the community as its patriarch deals with a recent brain cancer diagnosis.

Wynne Dempster won the Centennial Cup with the Jr. A Red Deer Rustlers in 1971 and would eventually return to coach the team in the early 80s.

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