Bruce Engel has joined an elite group of hockey players in the 500 Goal Club. Although most of us think of the 500 club as only including NHLers, Bruce brought many of his “fans” along on a ride this hockey season – his drive for 500.
Since starting his hockey career on Fraser Street in Chomedey (in Laval, just north of Montreal) and finding time to learn Canada’s coolest game at the rink at Kennedy Park there, Bruce has been tracking his goals since Day 1. In September, Bruce, who turned 56 last month, realized that in his almost 50 years of hockey he had more than 480 goals. So with each Thursday night pick-up game or Monday night Jewish Men’s Hockey League game, Bruce updated his friends, family, and fans with how many goals he scored, assists to teammates and final game outcome of wins/losses. [Read more…]