Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
Krause in the House
Chilliwack Chiefs bring in new play-by-play man
Released by Barry Douglas, Chilliwack Chiefs, handout photo
he Chilliwack Chiefs are excited to announce that Kraig Krause will be the new voice of the hockey club. Krause will handle the play by play duties during the Chiefs on line broadcasts as well as during the Shaw TV broadcasts produced by VBN Sports.
He will also provide the live in-game reports that will air on 89.5 The Drive. Krause’s new role with the hockey club will also include taking on a position within the Chiefs sales team.
Krause has held a variety of positions in amateur and professional sports organizations in the American Hockey League, Western Hockey League and with the Toronto Blue Jays single A affiliate, the Vancouver Canadians. He is a graduate of Yale Secondary in Abbotsford and studied Broadcast Journalism and Sports Broadcasting at BCIT along with communications at York University in Toronto, and currently is finishing a degree in Media and Communications at the University of the Fraser Valley.
In addition to Kraig's university radio show: CIVL Cascade Check Sports Show, he has appeared in several short films, commercials and music videos. Prior to living in Abbotsford, Kraig has spent time in Korea, Toronto, and his birth place of Chilliwack. A sports enthusiast and athlete, Kraig has played a variety of sports including Football with the Provincial Champion Chilliwack Giants, Baseball, Hockey and Soccer.
Chiefs Marketing Director Barry Douglas is thrilled to be adding another quality individual to the Chiefs organization, “Kraig is the epitome of a team player, and he has an incredible work ethic and a contagious positive attitude.”
As for Krause, “I am truly honored to be part of the Chiefs family and I would like to thank the Chiefs organization for this is incredible opportunity. I can’t wait to provide the in-depth coverage for the best fans in junior hockey.”
Season tickets are available for the 2014-15 season and are just $199 for adults, $189 for seniors and students and $99 for youth and children. Visit the Chiefs website at www.chilliwackchiefs.net or call the Chiefs office at 604.392. 4433 for more details.
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