Can 'oe Believe it?
Though the title may be smug, the sentiment isn't. Ken Danby collapsed while on a canoeing trip this weekend while vacationing in Algonquin Park and died shortly thereafter. The Order of Canada member often donated his iconic Canadian paintings to charitable causes and made fame with "At the Crease".
Selections of his paintings including this "Face Off" where players of his "Guelph Goodtimers" team posed for this puck confrontation.
His website has a connection to several languages, including Japanese. As seen in "The Kimono", he relished painting beach scenes in exotic locations.
You can buy some t-shirts or reproductions of his work make his famous painting of a goalie as a Wallpaper for your computer, as I just did.