Bruce Bennett

For 40 years Bruce has covered the sport of hockey. Bruce shot his first Stanley Cup final in Philadelphia in 1976 as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Flyers. Since then, he has covered 35 Cup Finals, 26 All-Star games, over 375 international games including four Winter Olympics, and more than 4,500 National Hockey League games. In addition, Bruce has been the team photographer for several Stanley Cup winning teams including the New York Islanders, New Jersey Devils, and New York Rangers.

Bruce’s company Bruce Bennett Studios (BBS) and its’ archive of two million hockey images was acquired by Getty Images in 2004.

Bruce was born in Brooklyn in and later raised in Levittown, New York. He currently resides in Old Bethpage, New York with his wife of 29 years, BettyAnn, and two children Melanie and Max.

Books by this Author

The Hockey News’ latest book, Hockey’s Greatest Photos: The Bruce Bennett Collection, is the perfect pickup for the diehard hockey fan. As the “Wayne Gretzky of hockey photography,” Bruce Bennett is known as the best in the business, and he has put together the definitive collection of the game’s best photos from his 40-plus years shooting hockey.

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Hockey’s Greatest Photos is a 250,000-word epic. In it, Bennett reveals 250 of...