First Name: Carl "Bucky"
Last Name: Buchanan
Sport: Multi-sport
Inductee Type: Builder
Year Inducted: 2010
Home Town: Albert Bridge
County: Cape Breton County

Carl (Bucky) Buchanan has been a builder of hockey, soccer, and gymnastics in Cape Breton for close to forty years. As hockey coach at UCCB he won 15 Nova Scotia College Conference championships, including the national championship gold medal in 1978.

He also made a mark in university sport as athletic director and coach at the University of Cape Breton. As president and CEO of the 1987 Canada Winter Games held in Cape Breton, Bucky was instrumental in securing new facilities and legacy funds.

He has been inducted into the Cape Breton Sport Hall of Fame in the Coach/Athlete and Builder categories and is a life member of Hockey Nova Scotia for his contribution to the development of hockey on Cape Breton Island as a coach and administrator.


• Born: Sussex, NB
• Hockey Coach and Executive 1968-2003
• National Champion Hockey Coach 1978 College of CB
• President, Canada Winter Games, Sydney, 1987
• Chair, World Junior Hockey Championships, 2003
• Soccer and Gymnastics Coach and Builder
• Inducted in Cape Breton Sports Hall of Fame 2003
• Life Member, Hockey Nova Scotia
• Queen’s Jubilee Medal, 2002
• Resides: Albert Bridge, Cape Breton, NS
• 2015 Can. Collegiate Athletic Association inductee