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|Honoured Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame - Media Category|
- Born: October 30, 1911 in Winnipeg, Manitoba
- Died: January 14, 2000 in Vancouver, British Columbia
- Position: Sportswriter & Broadcaster
began his career at the Winnipeg Tribune... later worked for the Edmonton Journal, Edmonton Bulletin, Canadian Press, Toronto Globe & Mail, and Southam Press... first sports journalist ever to have a nationally syndicated column in Canada... a regular member of the NHL Hot Stove League radio crew... authored a best-seller Hockey is Our Game... inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1984, receiving the Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award.
Awards & Achievements Edit
- Named to the Order of Canada (1974)
- “Honoured Member” of the Canadian News Hall of Fame (1980)
- Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award (1984)
- “Honoured Member” of the Hockey Hall of Fame (1984)
- “Honoured Member” of the Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
- “Honoured Member” of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
- “Honoured Member” of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame (1980)
- “Honoured Member” of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame
- Sports Media Canada Honour Roll
- Sports Media Canada Lifetime Award (1996)