CALGARY (AP) -Ed Chynoweth, a former president of the Western Hockey League and Canadian Hockey League, died Tuesday. He was 66.
Chynoweth was diagnosed with kidney cancer in 2006. A WHL spokesman confirmed Chynoweth died Tuesday morning.
Chynoweth served as the WHL president from 1972 to 1995. The league recently renamed its championship trophy the Ed Chynoweth Cup. He was CHL president from 1975 to 1995.