Episode 058: Andra Kelly – Wife Of NHL Legend Red Kelly

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While the game of hockey is largely a male dominant sport, have you ever stopped to wonder what life must be like for the wife of an NHL player? Today’s guest knows very well what that is all about.

She is the wife of NHL legend Mr. Red Kelly.

She traveled the world is an that accomplished figure skater before eloping with Red in 1959.  She used to skate for the Hollywood Ice Review.

It was a lengthy courtship. In fact, prior to their marriage, Andra went overseas for more than a year and left her engagement ring with her father along with instructions to “Give it back to Red,” while she was gone.

Andra shares what it was like living in L.A., during Red’s short time there as head coach and her more than Fifty-five incredible years that her and Red have spent together.

Links: Red Kelly Episode 002
             Red Kelly Episode 003
             The Metro Prystai Story

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