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Knights Announce 2024 Don Brankley Hall of Fame Inductees

January 15, 2024 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL)
London Knights News Release

The London Knights are proud to announce the class of 2024 to the Don Brankley Hall of Fame. The three inductees will be honoured at the February 16 Knights home game verse the visiting Soo Greyhounds with a special pre-game media press conference and ceremony.

1970's: Billy Carroll

1976-1979 - 195 GP - 207 Points - 117 PIMs

Billy Carroll spent three seasons in a Knights uniform in the late 1970s. In his final season with the Knights Billy was named the 11th captain in franchise history. A two-way player and trusted in all situations. Billy was selected in the second round of the 1979 entry draft by the New York Islanders and would go on to win three Stanley Cups on the island and again in 1985 with the Edmonton Oilers. Billy also spent time with the Detroit Red Wings before retiring from professional hockey in 1987.

2000's: Marc Methot

2002-2005 - 198 GP - 42 Points - 200 PIMs

Marc Methot was a London Knight for three seasons concluding with the 2005 team of the century. Marc was a reliable stay at home defenceman shutting down top lines on opposing teams with his physical stature. Marc is most well-known by Knights fans for his two goals in the first game of the 2005 Memorial Cup including the overtime winner against the Rimouski Oceanic. Upon graduation from the Knights Marc spent parts of 13 seasons in the National Hockey League suiting up for 624 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets, hometown Ottawa Senators and Dallas Stars. Post playing career Marc pursued a career in broadcasting.

Builder: Jim McKellar


Jim McKellar was a part of the Knights front office for 11 seasons. In the role of Assistant General Manager Jim was a key part of the scouting staff and business staff alike covering many roles within the organization. Jim was critical in the formation of the 2005 team of the century and Memorial Cup Champions. In 2011 Jim moved on to the National Hockey League Chicago Blackhawks as an amateur scout winning two Stanley Cups and was promoted to head scout in the 2019-2020 season.

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