Categories: Home2Sports

‘Driving force in Canucks coverage:’ Hockey world remembers Jason Botchford

His tremendous passion for the game of hockey, respected professionalism and ability to reach Vancouver Canucks fans are some of the qualities people are remembering about journalist Jason Botchford.

The 48-year-old writer died of apparent heart failure last weekend.

News spread quickly online on Wednesday, following a statement from his family, which includes his wife, Kathryn, and three children.

Fans, hockey players and colleagues took to social media to share their condolences and reflect on his successful career and the mark he leaves behind.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Ashley Wadhwani

Leave a Comment
Share
Published by
Ashley Wadhwani

Recent Posts

LETTER: Sidney working towards a vibrant economy

In the spring of 2014, Sidney’s then-mayor Cross struck a mayor’s downtown revitalization task force…

6 hours ago

Jake Guentzel scores hat trick, Penguins rout Vancouver Canucks 4-1

Chants of ‘fire Benning!’ echoed through the arena late in the game

6 hours ago

PHOTOS: IEOA Truck Light Convoy shines throughout Greater Victoria

More than 80 trucks participated in this year’s parade and food drive

9 hours ago

LETTER: Compromise would bring people back to Clover Point

Thank you to Couns. Charlayne Thornton-Joe and Marianne Alto for proposing a suitable compromise to…

10 hours ago

Naden Band annual holiday performances supports Greater Victoria Salvation Army toy drive

Concerts are set to take place at the Royal Theatre Dec. 6 and 7 at…

12 hours ago

Two weeks after Trudeau visit, still time to push back on EV tax credit, Ng says

Minister Mary Ng led a delegation of MPs, business leaders and union heads to the…

12 hours ago