First Name: Fabian
Last Name: Joseph
Sport: Hockey
Inductee Type: Athlete
Year Inducted: 2002
Home Town: Sydney
County: Cape Breton County

Fabian Joseph, a Sydney native, spent most of his hockey career playing for Canadian national teams. He won silver medals with the Olympic teams of 1992 and 1994 after being drafted in the 6th round by Toronto in 1984. Joseph passed on Toronto’s offer so he could join the Olympic program under Dave King.

The centreman signed as a free agent with Edmonton in 1987 and played two years with their American Hockey League farm team in Halifax and then Cape Breton. He was both captain and MVP in 1988 and 1989.

After his Olympic experience, Joseph played for Milwaukee in the IHL and coached there. He joined Saint Mary’s University as the assistant coach in 1999, assisted the Halifax Mooseheads later the same year, and was selected to head the Dalhousie Tigers program in 2000- winning AUS Coach of the Year Honours in 2001.


• Medallist in 2 Olympic Games
• Head Coach Hockey at Dalhousie University
• Named Coach of the Year, Atlantic University Sport
• Drafted 109th by Toronto Maple Leafs
• Played with the OHL Toronto Marlboros
• Played in 13 Countries with Canada’s National Team
• Helped Team Canada Win Silver 1992 Olympics
• Retired at Age 30 in 1996
• Joined SMU Coaching Staff 1998
• 1999 Assisted Hfx Mooseheads of the QMJHL
• 2000 Coached Dalhousie Tigers