Doug Bodger, a native of Chemainus, BC, played 16 seasons in the NHL. After two seasons with Kamloops of the WHL, he was the 9th player taken in the 1984 draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Bodger played 8 seasons in Buffalo where he topped the 40 assist mark twice. He played 1071 NHL games and recorded 528 points. NHL teams included Pittsburgh, Buffalo, San Jose, New Jersey, Los Angeles and the Vancouver Canucks.
Doug has recorded more NHL points than any other British Columbia born defenceman. He is currently a coach with Cowichan of the BCHL and a member of the Canucks Alumni.