Frank Griffiths

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Frank A. Griffiths
Born (1916-12-17)December 17, 1916
Burnaby, British Columbia
Died April 17, 1994(1994-04-17) (aged 77)
Nationality Canadian
Occupation media owner
Known for Vancouver Canucks owner
Children Arthur

Frank A. Griffiths (December 17, 1916 – April 7, 1994) was a Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada media mogul through his company, Western International Communications Ltd. (WIC).

Frank Griffiths was born in Burnaby, British Columbia. In 1956, along with Walter Stewart Owen, he acquired New Westminster radio station CKNW and later established the Western Broadcasting Company Ltd. (forerunner of WIC) as the station's parent company. He expanded to own a number of other radio stations as well as CBC Television and CTV affiliate stations.

Owner of the NHL's Vancouver Canucks from 1974 until his death in 1994, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as a builder in 1992.

After Griffiths' death, the Canucks for the remainder of the season and playoffs wore a patch with the words "2Pts FG" meaning "2 points for Frank Griffiths"—Griffiths' signature phrase he used instead of "win".

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Preceded by
Thomas Scallen
Owner of Vancouver Canucks
19741988
Succeeded by
Arthur Griffiths