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Dick Irvin

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Dick Irvin (aka James Dickinson) was born in Calgary and raised in Regina. He completed his B.Comm. at McGill University in Montreal, where his father coached the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League from 1940 to 1955. Irvin worked for Shell Oil for eight years, but eventually became a broadcaster in 1961. He joined CBC-TV’s Hockey Night in Canada in 1966 and became its longest serving member. Irvin is the author of the sports books Now Back to You, Dick (1988); The Habs (1991); Behind the Bench (1993), In the Crease (1995): Tough Calls (1997) and My 26 Stanley Cups (2001). He was inducted into the Canadian Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2004.

Books by Dick Irvin

Behind the Bench

Now Back to You, Dick

English

Canadian

1932

Calgary, AB