Ken Dryden, B.A., LL.B., Hon. PhD., was a goaltender for the Montreal Canadiens during which time the team won six Stanley Cups. A member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, he is considered one of the best goalies ever to play hockey.
He has written four best-selling books, including “The Game,” named by University of Toronto Press as one of Canada’s 100 most important books of the 20th century. He has also published numerous articles, and created and hosted the CBC-TV six-part documentary entitled “Home Game.” His most recent book, In School (1995) documented life in today's high school classroom.
Ken has worked with numerous community and youth groups across the country and was Ontario Youth Commissioner from 1984-86. Eight years ago, he created a scholarship fund for students from foster homes and group homes to study at university or college. Since 1997, Ken has been President of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
He is on the board of the Hockey Hall of Fame, Vanier Institute of the Family and, until recently, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment.
He grew up in Toronto. He and his wife, Lynda, have two children, Sarah and Michael.