Don Lever

Coach, Hockey
Don Lever

Don Lever, after starring in the local juvenile league, Don went on to play for the Niagara Falls Flyers of the Ontario Hockey Association where he accumulated 197 points in two years, and was also a first team all-star and won the Red Tilson Trophy as OHA Most Valuable Player.

The talented forward hit the 20 goal mark six times while playing for Vancouver Canucks and played for Canada at the 1978 World Championships. Don has captained both the Vancouver Canucks and New Jersey Devils during his 1020 game NHL career and represented Colorado Avalanche in the NHL All-Star Game.

He has also coached in the American Hockey League, winning the Calder Cup in 2007 with the Hamilton Bulldogs, and was honoured with AHL Coach of the Year in 1991. Don has also been involved as a coach at the NHL level, with the Buffalo Sabres, St-Louis Blues and Montreal Canadiens.

He is also part of the long standing tandem of Lever-Sullivan in the annual local golf tourney.


Posted on

June 15, 2015