Artist Richard Brodeur will be at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery this weekend (April 9 & 10) with his paintings of childhood memories of pond hockey. He pursued his childhood passion for hockey and turned it into a successful career in the NHL. The Canucks “Wall of Fame” in the Rogers Arena pays tribute to Richard Brodeur.
– “King Richard”. Brilliant performance in ’82 playoffs led Canucks “cinderella” journey to Stanley Cup Finals. Won Molson Cup 4 times, 2nd all time in games and wins by goalies.- For the 40th anniversary of the Canucks, fans picked King Richard as a top ten Canuck.
When Richard puts his childhood memories on canvas, he is fulfilling his other passion in life. Visit with King Richard this Saturday and Sunday at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery (Noon to 4 pm). His show “Art on Ice” will continue until April 29, 2011.