The Woodcroft Family: Passing the puck from the Flying Fathers to the NHL to the Olympics

Posted February 5, 2018 9:16 pm by Editor

The Woodcroft Family: Passing the puck from the Flying Fathers to the NHL to the Olympics

The backyard rink at the Woodcroft home on Cheritan Ave. in north Toronto was one busy locale back in the day.
The patriarch, Vic Woodcroft, carefully cared for the ice every winter so his four hockey-playing sons — Frank, Bud, Paul and Gord — had the perfect place to pursue their passion. That passion saw some life-changing turns through the years — including two vocations to the priesthood — as the backyard rink became a launchpad to NHL and other arenas around the world, all the way to this month’s Olympics in Pyeongchang, North Korea.Little did Vic know as he flooded

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