Frank Griffiths

to get instant updates about 'Frank Griffiths' on your MyPage. Meet other similar minded people. Its Free!


All Updates

Frank A. Griffiths (December 17, 1916 – April 7, 1994) was a Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada media mogul through his company, Western International Communications Ltd. (WIC).

Frank Griffiths was born in Burnaby, British Columbia. In 1956, along with Walter Stewart Owen, he acquired New Westminster radio station CKNW and later established the Western Broadcasting Company Ltd. (forerunner of WIC) as the station's parent company. He expanded to own a number of other radio stations as well as CBC Television and CTV affiliate stations.

Owner of the NHL's Vancouver Canucks from 1974 until his death in 1994, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as a builder in 1992.

After Griffiths' death, the Canucks for the remainder of the season and playoffs wore a patch with the words "2Pts FG" meaning "2 points for Frank Griffiths"—Griffiths' signature phrase he used instead of "win".

External links

Read More

No feeds found

Posting your question. Please wait!...

No updates available.
No messages found
Suggested Pages
Tell your friends >
about this page
 Create a new Page
for companies, colleges, celebrities or anything you like.Get updates on MyPage.
Create a new Page
 Find your friends
  Find friends on MyPage from