Former Golden Bears hockey coach Clare Drake, who passed away this week at the age of 89, was no stranger to the pages of The Gateway.

The following articles chronicle the career of Drake, who was the head coach of the Golden Bears hockey team from 1958 to 1989. This profile piece, detailing his early career, was written during his eighth year as coach and published on February 18, 1966.

Drake was also appointed as coach of the Edmonton Oilers. Published in The Gateway on November 27, 1975.

After 556 wins, Drake became the winningest university hockey coach in North America. Published in The Gateway on October 10, 1985.

And in 1986, Drake was on his way to his 600th win. Published in The Gateway on October 30, 1986.

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