BC Hockey 100th Anniversary – Moments

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November 9, 2018

BC Hockey is celebrating its 100th Year Anniversary.

The organization was created on February 9, 1919 in Vancouver, BC and there has been an incredible amount of history and tradition of hockey in Pacific Canada.

On June 9, 2018, BC Hockey announced the list of 100 Great Moments in BC Hockey history. Here’s one of the 100 Moments.

David Andrews was born in Nova Scotia and played as a goaltender for both Dalhousie University and the University of British Columbia (UBC), earning recognition for his outstanding play in both schools.

Andrews most impactful contribution to hockey, comes off of the ice, where he has worked in a number of different roles.  He spent two years as an assistant coach with the Victoria Cougars, during which time the team won the Ed Chynoweth Cup as the Western Hockey League’s (WHL) top team in 1981.  He was also the head coach for the Canadian National U18 team in 1982.

Andrews spent time in a consulting position with BC Hockey, and an executive position with the Cape Breton Oilers of the American Hockey League (AHL).  While with BC Hockey, he helped grow the High Performance Program (now Program of Excellence), and during his tenure with Cape Breton, the team won the Calder Cup.

David Andrews has spent the last 24 years as the president of the AHL, and was inducted into the BC Hockey Hall of fame in 2005.