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Brian Conacher has been in and around the sport of hockey for over 55 years. Born into the first family of hockey, he continued the family tradition in the sport, playing at all levels of the game, from school to the professional leagues. He was on Canada’s Olympic and National teams, and ultimately was part of the last Toronto Maple Leaf team to win the Stanley Cup, the Leafs of 1967.

After his playing days were over, Conacher went on to coach hockey at all levels, including with the WHA Indianapolis Racers and Edmonton Oilers. He has been President of the NHL Alumni Association, and he was the colour commentator during the ’72 Summit Series, alongside Foster Hewitt’s play-by-play. Conacher has also managed building operations for Edmontons Northlands Coliseum, Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, and for Maple Leaf Gardens.

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