They were named after a sporting good store in town.
The Blair McCann lost the league in final in 1975.
Their most successful run was from 1986 to 1989. In 1986 they again made it to the league finals and lost. The next season the Blair McCann finally won the league final. They went on to lose the quarter final to the Bradford Blues in the provincial playoffs.
In 1988 the Blair McCann made it to the league final for the third straight year only to lose again. They made it four in a row in 1989 after winning the regular season championship for the first time.
The team changed its name to the Huskies after that.