The voice of the Kitchener Rangers, who passed away unexpectedly Thursday at 82, wasn't one for the spotlight.
Oh, people tried to honour the P.E.I. native.
At one point, the Rangers offered to send him and his wife Carole to Scotland to honour all his work in the radio booth over five-plus decades.
"We weren't trying to embarrass him, just acknowledge him," said team Chief Operating Officer Steve Bienkowski. "His comment to me at the time was 'All I'm proving when I'm here a long time is that I'm old.'"