When you think of Vanderhoof, what are some of the first things to come to mind? Maybe it’s forestry, or its abundance of migratory birds, or maybe its claim to fame as the geographic centre of BC. But it has another lesser known claim to fame, as being the birthplace of the hockey visor. Yes, a former Vanderhoof hockey player is the first known person to create and play with a clear face shield. Meet former Vanderhoof Bears defenceman Ken Clay.