Bruce Affleck grew up in Penticton British Columbia where he played junior hockey. He then went on to the University of Denver to play college hockey for two years before he was drafted 21st overall in the NHL draft by the California Golden Seals. He was traded in his first year to St. Louis and played 4 and a half years with the Blues. The next few years would be split between the minors and a few games here and there with the Canucks and Islanders. He knew things may be going in the wrong direction when Harry Neale, coach of the Canucks had Bruce playing left wing checking Guy LaFleur !
Following his hockey career, Bruce went to work for W M French, a corporate real location real estate company. In 1987 he got a call from the Blues to be there Sales Manager and to do color with Dan Kelly on KMOX. Bruce went on to become VP of Sales for the Blues and continued doing color on the radio and then on TV. Currently Bruce is VP of Broadcasting and Blues Alumni.
Bruce, started the St. Louis Blues Alumni back in 1988 and has been very active in many different charities over the years. He also helped start the St. Louis Amateur Hockey Hall of Fame. He also was chairmen of the March of Dimes Celebrity Gold Classic for 10 years which raised over one million dollars in the fight against birth defects.