Vancouver Hockey Club
Vancouver Millionaires 1921
Syd Desireau was the 1st Professional Ice Hockey player born in British Columbia, Canada.
Image is from the 1921 Stanley Cup final vs the Ottawa Senators.
The series took place at Vancouver's Denman Arena, where the attendance per game during the series averaged over 10,000 people. The attendance for the first game was 11,000, setting a new world record for the largest crowd to see a hockey game, only to be topped in the fifth game. The Millionaires won games one and four with victories of 3–1 and 3–2, respectively. The Senators were victorious in games two and three with 4–3 and 3–2 wins. Then in the fifth game, Jack Darragh scored both of Ottawa's goals in the 2–1 victory to clinch the Cup.