Byron Dafoe is a former National Hockey League goaltender. Drafted 35th overall by the Washington Capitals in 1989, Dafoe went on to play 12 seasons in the NHL with the Capitals, Los Angeles Kings, Boston Bruins and Atlanta Thrashers. After retiring from the NHL, Dafoe went on to start Athletes Against Autism with fellow NHL players Scott Mellanby and good friend Olaf Kolzig.
Since 1981, creator Mike Vaughn had a vision of making Vaughn Custom Sports a name that goaltenders all over the world knew, trusted and used throughout their playing careers. Located in Oxford, Michigan and London, Ontario, Vaughn Custom Sports has grown from making standard chest protectors in the early 80’s to becoming a world leader in the hockey industry. Some of the top NHL goaltenders have used and trusted Vaughn for years. Stanley Cup champion goaltenders such as Jonathan Quick and Matt Murray have trusted Vaughn goalie equipment for many years and continue to this day. Vaughn has been used by many iconic goaltenders throughout the years such as Carey Price, Ed Belfour, Chris Osgood, Bill Ranford and Andy Moog.