Famous Burlingtonians

Dan Currie - Professional Hockey Player

Currie is a retired professional hockey left winger. He played junior hockey for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds and the Canada national junior hockey team that won gold at the 1988 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.  Currie was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers and spent five seasons in the Oilers’ organization, playing in 17 games for the NHL team. Currie went on to play 5 games for the Los Angeles Kings and spent the remainder of his career playing in Europe and in the West Coast Hockey League.  Since retirement Currie has been a scout and also coached the Milton Winterhawks and the Burlington Cougars.