Friday, November 16, 2018
Ray Ferraro was born in Trail, and was drafted in the fifth round by the Hartford Whalers in 1982 after a 135-point season with the Penticton Knights of the British Columbia Junior Hockey Lrague (BCJHL). Ferraro then moved to the Western Hockey League (WHL) scoring 90 points in his first season with the Winter Hawks where he won a Memorial Cup, and 192 points with the Brandon Wheat Kings in 1983-1984, scoring a WHL record 108 goals. Ferraro’s National Hockey League career lasted from 1984 until 2002, playing for six (6) different NHL teams over the years, and played 1258 games, scoring 898 points. Ferraro’s son Landon has also plays professional hockey, he has played 77 NHL games. Ray Ferraro has become a successful analyst with TSN often standing between benches at NHL games providing colour commentary.