Vancouver Blazers

April 6th, 1975 — The World Hockey Association Vancouver Blazers didn’t last very long, just two seasons, but there were lots of stories to tell during their short stay. The best one being that owner Jimmy Pattison realized that owning a hockey team wasn’t really a business in any strict definition of the word and that he would never, ever, think about owning a sports team again. Blazer rookie defenceman and first round draft pick Pat Price (3) shown above with Mike Rogers of the Edmonton Oilers often played in front of a more than half empty stadium, below.

Colin Campbell, above went on to become an executive with the NHL.
Don Mcleod, above.

Updated: December 11, 2019 — 7:10 pm