Keith Dancy

Keith Jules Dancy (June 30, 1929 – May 6, 2001) was a Canadian hockey announcer.

Dancy's broadcasting career began in 1945 when he was hired as an announcer at CFRB in Toronto, Ontario. Later he would become the play by play man for the Montreal Canadiens.

Dancy was a colour commentator on Hockey Night in Canada from 1952 to 1966, mostly calling games involving the Montreal Canadiens. He was a colour commentator for ten Stanley Cup broadcasts, including CBC's first eight Stanley Cups. His partner at Hockey Night in Canada was Danny Gallivan. He also was in the booth for eight National Hockey League All-Star Games.

After his broadcasting career ended, he became president of Rogers Broadcasting. He later launched his own company in the Niagara Region, owning and operating CFLZ-FM and CJRN in Niagara Falls and CKEY-FM in Fort Erie until his death. He died in hospital at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario in 2001 at the age of 71 from cancer.[1]


  1. ^ Keith Dancy, CJRN developer, dies of cancer at 71: [Final Edition] Tribune [Welland, Ont] 08 May 2001: A3.