Dennis Bonvie

Posted at 7:55 am on September 13, 2017

A former NHL enforcer and Antigonish County native will be replacing his skates with dance shoes for a competition. Dennis Bonvie of Frankville was known for dropping the gloves during his career, wracking up 4,804 penalty minutes.
Now, Bonvie will take part in Dancing Stars of Wilkes-Barre, which will help raise money for local charities. Bonvie says he has no experience dancing, and has a lot to learn in the next month.
Bonvie will be partnered with professional dancer Lindsey Cronauer (crow-now-er). The event will take place on October the 21.

Posted at 10:30 am on August 14, 2017

Frankville, Antigonish County native Dennis Bonvie has been inducted into the Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame in Luzerne, Pennsylvania.  Bonvie was a

Dennis Bonvie

member of the American Hockey League’s Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and was named to the team’s Hall of Fame in the 2013-2014 season.  Bonvie suited up for eight AHL and six NHL teams during his career.  He retired from professional hockey in 2008.  He’s now a scout for the NHL’s Boston Bruins.