Hockey Athlete - Inducted 1998
Norm Ullman's long and storied hockey career began in the eastern Alberta community of Provost. While playing minor hockey, he won Provincial Championships at the bantam, midget, and juvenile levels. Before turning pro, Norm Ullman played for the Edmonton Junior Oil Kings which reached the Memorial Cup finals. He then moved on to a professional hockey career that spanned twenty-two years. Norm played in 1,516 professional hockey games amassing 520 goals and 792 assists for 1,312 points. He was a National Hockey League first and second-team All-Star.
Norm also achieved numerous milestones during his career. In 1970, he became only the seventh player in NHL history to reach the 400 career goal mark. Norm Ullman is remembered for being involved in one of the biggest trades in NHL history. In 1968 the Detroit Red Wings traded Norm Ullman, Paul Henderson, and Floyd Smith to the Toronto Maple Leafs for Frank Mahovlich, Garry Unger, Pete Stemkowski, and Carl Brewer.
Norm closed out his career playing with the Edmonton Oilers of the World Hockey Association for two seasons. Norm Ullman was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1982.