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Atd #7 Minor League Draft - Roster Thread

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ESTEVAN STRIPPERS

Co-GMs: God Bless Canada and Murphy
Coach: Brian Kilrea
Captain: Shane Doan
Alternate: Joe Watson
Alternate: Dave Balon
Alternate: Ethan Moreau


Tony McKegney-Mike Rogers-Blaine Stoughton
Brenden Morrow-Mike Bullard-Shane Doan
Dave Balon-Syl Apps Jr-Lorne Carr
Ethan Moreau-Charlie Burns-Patrick Flatley
Herb Carnegie

John Van Boxmeer-Joe Watson
Rick Green-Risto Siltanen
Jeff Beukeboom-Kjell Samuelsson
Jay Bouwmeester

Gilles Meloche
Gary "Suitcase" Smith
Jocelyn Thibault

Power play units:
PP1: McKegney-Rogers-Stoughton-Van Boxmeer-Siltanen
PP2: Balon-Bullard-Doan-Watson-Apps

Penalty kill:
1. Moreau-Burns-Samuelsson-Green
2. Balon-Morrow-Beukeboom-Watson

Last minute when trailing:
McKegney-Rogers-Stoughton-Van Boxmeer-Siltanen-Apps

Last minute when leading:
Moreau-Burns-Flatley-Watson-Green

Coach Brian Kilrea:
One of the winningest coaches in the history of the game, Brian Kilrea is the only coach in Canadian junior hockey with over 1,000 wins. A brilliant tactician, he has two Memorial Cups to his credit (1984 and 1999 with the Ottawa 67's), and he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2003. As a player, Killer scored the first goal in the history of the Los Angeles Kings.

Captain RW Shane Doan:
A top power forward, Shane Doan is one of Canada's most decorated players on the international stage. He won World Championship gold in 2003, 2004 and 2007, and the World Cup in 2004. He also scored the winning goal in the 2004 World Cup, and captained Canada's entry at the 2007 World Championships. In the NHL, he is the Phoenix Coyotes' captain, and he has recorded seven straight 20-goal seasons, while provided a strong forecheck and physical play. He is a force in front of the net and in the corners.

Alternate captain: Joe Watson:
In a coup, Watson returns to the Strippers line-up. Unquestionable one of the top defencemen in the draft, he was our top pick. He has everything you'd ever want in a No. 1 minor league draft defenceman, except for size. He's a gritty, hard-working intelligent defenceman. He can advance the puck and he will work our second power play unit. He's excellent defensively and a terrific shot blocker, but he's also clean. Estevan had the top penalty killing in the league during the regular season, and it just got a whole lot better with Watson on the team. He was a two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Philadelphia Flyers. And, to top it off, he played two years of junior in Estevan, so he knows how to play defence in our small rink.

Alternate captain LW Dave Balon:
Arguably the Smokies' best player, Dave Balon won two Stanley Cups with the Montreal Canadiens (1965 and 1966) and played in four all-star games. He also had the most assists in the 1968 playoffs. A star on Broadway with the New York Rangers, he scored at nearly a point-per-game clip while playing an excellent defensive game. A battle with MS brought an early and sad end to his career.

Alternate captain LW Ethan Moreau:
A tough, grinding forward, Moreau will bring an excellent forecheck and a bruising game to the Strippers line-up. While he won't dominate a game offensively, he's a very valuable player because of his non-stop effort, hustle and energy. He's also an effective checker, forechecker and battler in the corners. He was named the Oilers' MVP for the 2003-04 season, and was a big part of their run to the Stanley Cup final in 2006. His value to the Oilers became clear as the Oilers struggled mightily in 2006-07 with Moreau out of the line-up.

Centre Mike Rogers:
One of the top playmaking centres in the draft, Mike Rogers was a three-time 100-point scorer with the Hartford Whalers. Rogers played five seasons in the WHA, posting 80 points twice, but blossomed after the WHA folded and the Whalers joined the NHL. He scored 100 points in each of the next three seasons, and had good numbers the next three years. He'll be reunited with his partner in crime in Hartford....

RW Blaine Stoughton:
Stoughton knows a thing or two about playing in Estevan, thanks to his junior days with the famed Flin Flon Bombers. After bouncing around the NHL and the WHA, Stoughton broke through when teamed with Rogers in the 1979-80 season. Stoughton finished in a tie for the NHL's goal scoring lead, and put up a 100-point season. He continued to thrive playing with Rogers, putting up 43, 52 and 45 goal seasons. He'll be counted on to be Estevan's top goal scorer.

LW Tony McKegney:
McKegney will be one of the top two-way players for the Strippers. A skilled forward with good size, McKegney had over 300 goals during his NHL career, including a career-high 40 in 1987-88. He also had seasons of 37, 36 and 31 goals. He was a plus player for most of his career. His best playoff was in 1985, when he had 14 points in nine games. One of the top offensive LWs available in the draft, and a player whose all-round game augments his value.

C Mike Bullard:
One of the top offensive centres in the draft, we expect Mike will be able to work an excellent tandem with power wingers Shane Doan and Brenden Morrow. Bullard was good enough to score 50 goals with a terrible, pre-Mario Pittsburgh team in 1984, and had 48 goals and 103 points for the President's Trophy-winning Flames in 1988. He was a point-per-game player for much of his NHL career, a centre who was able to score goals and set them up. Bullard concluded his career by starring in Germany.

LW Brenden Morrow:
One of the top all-round forwards in the minor league draft, we expect Morrow to be a fixture in the main draft for years to come. While he's not big at 5'11", he plays much bigger than his size. He's a tireless worker, an excellent defensive player, a strong forechecker and tough to move in front of the net. We expect he'll lead our forwards in hits and plus-minus. He's also a talented forward and a very good goal scorer. A high-character kid, we gave him a long look for our alternate captain job. His value to the Strippers organization is augmented by his local roots - he was born and raised in nearby Carlyle, and played bantam hockey in Estevan.

C Syl Apps Jr:
Another skilled forward, Apps is, of course, the son of Syl Apps, one of the top centres to ever play the game. In fact, they are the first father and son to ever play in the All-Star Game. While Syl Jr. didn't inherit all of his Dad's offensive skill, he still carved out a nice career, scoring at or above a point-per-game four straight seasons, culminating with a career-high 99 points. He also had a couple seasons at the 60-point level. He's an excellent playmaking centre, and we hope he'll be a good power play quarterback, too.

RW Lorne Carr:
A first-team all-star RW in 1943 and 1944. He's another local boy, hailing from the town of Stoughton, a mere 55 kilometres north of Estevan. We expect that Lorne will be one of the best offensive wingers in the draft. While many have questioned his accomplishments during the war years, don't forget that he was a first line RW with the New York Americans in the 1930s, playing with stars Art Chapman and Sweeney Schriner. Lorne also won two Cups with Toronto, and was the last RW named to the first team all-star before the magical run by Richard, Howe, Geoffrion and Bathgate.

C Charlie Burns:
One of the elite checking centres in the draft. If the Selke was around during Burns' prime, he would have been a perennial candidate. Burns was the Boston Bruins' top checker in the early 1960s, used to shadow the likes of Hull and Howe. An excellent skater, he showed remarkable perseverence, returning from a fractured skull. While he never won a Stanley Cup, he did win a World Championship with the Whitby Dunlops in 1958, and was named the tournament's top forward.

RW Patrick Flatley:
An excellent checking winger for the New York Islanders, Flatley finished top 10 in Selke voting on a couple of occasions. A good scoring forward, he topped the 50-point barrier four times, and would have done so several other times if not for injuries that plagued his career. Showed the hockey world his potential in the 1984 playoffs with 15 points in 21 games as the Islanders lost to Edmonton in the Stanley Cup final.

C Herb Carnegie:
How good was Carnegie? Toronto Maple Leafs owner Conn Smythe was reputed to have said that he would have paid $10,000 to turn Carnegie white. He never got a fair crack at the NHL because he is black, but he was a star everywhere he played. Carnegie was named the MVP of the Quebec Provincial League in 1946, 47 and 48, earned rave reviews from teammate Jean Beliveau. Like Beliveau, Carnegie is a total class act, having received the Order of Canada for his determination and Future Aces Hockey School.

D Risto Siltanen:
A trailblazer for European defencemen, the Finnish-born Siltanen joined the WHA Edmonton Oilers late in the 1978-79 season. A pint-sized five-foot-nine, he was very, very strong. Offence was his calling card, with skill and a booming shot. He had a career-high 63 points in 1981-82, and he topped the 45-point mark on three other occasions. He will be counted on to pace the Strippers' attack from the blue-line.

Alternate captain D Rick Green:
Tailor made for our rink, the reliable 6'3", 220-pound Rick Green was a key part of the Montreal Canadiens championship team in 1986. He was a steady, effective, bruising, but clean, defensive defenceman who provided a modicum of offence. He will be an excellent conscience for Ritso Siltanen. He was so good at his job that he was chosen to play for the NHL all-stars at Rendez-Vous 87 against the Soviets. Also mobile enough to play for Canada on the big ice at the World Championships on three occasions.

D John Van Boxmeer:

Another talented offensive defenceman, Van Boxmeer will be counted on to anchor the first power play unit with Siltanen. He was on Montreal's roster for the first of four straight Cup championships in 1976. He blossomed as an offensive contributor with Colorado, and continued to thrive with the Buffalo Sabres. Four 50-point seasons, including career highs of 69 and 68 points with the Sabres in the early 80s.

D Kjell Samuelsson:
One half of our twin towers on the blue-line, Kjell Samuelsson was one of the top defensive defencemen in the league in the late 80s and early 90s. A towering presence at 6'6", his height and reach will make him a very tough nut to crack in our small arena. Kjell won a Cup with Pittsburgh in 1992, and was a key part of several other trips to the Stanley Cup final. He will be our top defensive defenceman and a player we expect to clear the front of the net.

D Jeff Beukeboom:
Jeff Beukeboom is the other member of our vaunted Twin Towers. Like Kjell, he brings tremendous size and reach to our blue line, and a strong defensive presence, but he's more physical and more aggressive than Kjell. He's also the toughest player on our team, and he will be counted on to protect our players from shananigans by opposing talent. He has a good shot, and while he wasn't quick by any stretch of the imagination, he was mobile enough to be an effective defensive defenceman. On the road, he will be partnered with Jay Bouwmeester.

D Jay Bouwmeester:
Few 23-year-old defencemen have accomplished what Jay-Bouw has done thus far. And very few defencemen combine a six-foot-four frame with blazing speed, skill and smarts like him. He might be the best puck-moving defenceman on our team. Already in his young career, he's a two-time world champion and a World Cup champion. He was the top defenceman at the 2003 World Championships at age 19. In the NHL, he has continued to improve, and has become a two-way threat. He was a plus 23, with 43 points, on a pretty bad Florida team last year.

G Gilles Meloche:
One of the top goalies in the draft, Meloche posted 270 career wins. He played at least 50 games seven times. His best years came with the California Golden Seals and the Minnesota North Stars. He backstopped the North Stars to the Stanley Cup final in 1981, picking up eight of their 12 wins. Gilles will be expected to be our ace-in-the-hole goalie, a netminder who can get 50 starts per season.

G Gary "Suitcase" Smith:
A solid back-up goalie who had a knack for making the best of bad situations in Vancouver and Oakland. Smith backstopped the Canucks to their first-ever playoff appearance in 1975, and finished sixth in Hart Trophy voting for his efforts. He earned the nickname "Suitcase" because he played for seven different NHL organizations. Even though he never played on a very good team, he still managed to win nearly 200 games.

G Jocelyn Thibault:
Jocelyn will be our No. 3. Earlier in his career, he proved he was a quality No. 1 goalie with some strong seasons in Chicago. This past season, he showed he could do well coming off the bench in Pittsburgh. When he's been healthy, he's been an NHL No. 1 goalie. With well over 200 wins, he was the winningest goalie available.


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GM: cottonking
Head coach: Ken Hitchcock
Assistant coach: Red Berenson
Mike McPhee (C) - Pavel Datsyuk - Ray Sheppard
Bruce Stuart - Ray Ferraro - Jonathan Cheechoo
Tony Granato - Steve Rucchin - Kelly Buchberger (A)
Dave Reid - Mark Johnson - Dave Lowry (A)

Dickie Boon - Roman Hamrlik
Steve Chiasson (A) - Richard Matvichuk
Adrian Aucoin - Garth Butcher

Felix Potvin
Tommy Salo

PP1 Johnson, Datsyuk, Sheppard, Boon, Aucoin
PP2 Granato, Ferraro, Cheechoo, Chiasson, Hamrlik

PK1 McPhee, Datsyuk, Matvichuk, Boon
PK2 Lowry, Buchberger, Chiasson, Butcher

Healthy scratches: F-Alexei Yashin, D-Howie Young, G-Roman Turek


My number one goal was balance -- forwards who can help defensively, defensemen who can help offensively, and interchangable, balanced lines. Every line has a scoring threat -- Sheppard, Stuart, Cheechoo, Datsyuk, Granato, Johnson -- and every line has plenty of grit and defensive responsibility. This will give our coach plenty of interchanable parts to mix-and-match as he sees fit, but matching lines against particular opponents won't be an absolute requirement.

Our defense is slick-skating and offensively-minded, which should help cover any offensive deficiencies. Butcher and Matvichuk will have their hands full dealing with the bigger forwards in the league, but our ability to skate with anyone and move the puck should make up for it. If any of our defensemen feel excitable and want to be lacksidasical defensively, he will quickly have his soul eaten by our coach.

Our goaltending won't steal many games. All three goalies had a couple of good seasons in the NHL, and we will rotate and 'tend by committee. Potvin will get the first start but will be on a short leash.

We have leadership and grit coming out our ears: 7 captains and 5 alternates. Our coaching and strategy will mesh well with the personnel -- all but three of whom are North Americans and most of whom played (at least partially) in the 90's dead puck era in which the team was concieved. There won't really be any "buying in" to the team philosophy, because all but a couple of these guys play Icebreakers Hockey anyway.

Alexei Yashin is an injury substitute and will step in for Cheechoo or Sheppard (if they struggle) or Reid (if we're hurting offensively). Howie Young will step in for Aucoin or maybe Hamrlik against teams heavy with power forwards.

The Icebreakers will play their games outdoors at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. Capacity 88,000 corn-fed Icebreaker fanatics.

The offical team song will be, "We Built This City" by Starship.


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Coach: Billy Reay
Captain: Pit Martin
Alternate: Don Lever
Alternate: Rod Seiling

Camille Henry - Thomas Gradin - Alex Kovalev
Don Lever (A) - Pit Martin (C) - Ulf Dahlen
Pierre Mondou - Tim Young - Stu Barnes
Mike Krushelnyski - Gregg Sheppard - Petr Klima
Scott Gomez

Rod Seiling (A) - Doug Bodger
Dmitri Yushkevich - Brian Rafalski
Lyle Odelein - Scott Hannan
Jyrki Lumme

Kelly Hrudey
Reggie Lemelin
Michel Larocque


powerplay unit #1: Henry, Gradin, Dahlen, Rafalski, Bodger
powerplay unit #2: Lever, Martin, Kovalev, Seiling, Lumme

penalty kill unit #1: Krusher, Mondou, Seiling, Yushkevich
penalty kill unit #2: Lever, Martin, Bodger, Hannan


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Coach: Mike Babcock

Steve Payne - Barry Pederson - Bill Goldsworthy
Marc Tardif - Ivan Boldirev - Slava Kozlov
Greg Adams - Ryan Getzlaf - Keith Crowder
Rick Nash - Cully Dahlstrom - Rich Preston

Dave Maloney - Bert Marshall
Fredrik Olausson - Dave Langevin
Randy Gregg - Robyn Regehr

Don Beaupre
Gilles Villemure

Spares: Rejean Houle, Willie Huber, Bob Sauve, Marian Gaborik

Rick Nash - 6'4, 215 lbs, left
Ryan Getzlaf - 6'3, 211 lbs, right
Greg Adams - 6'3, 185 lbs, left
Steve Payne - 6'2, 210 lbs, left
Marian Gaborik - 6'1, 183 lbs, left
Marc Tardif - 6'0, 195 lbs, left
Keith Crowder - 6'0, 195 lbs, right
Bill Goldsworthy - 6'0, 190 lbs, right
Ivan Boldirev - 6'0, 190 lbs, left
Rich Preston - 6'0, 185 lbs, right
Barry Pederson - 5'11, 185 lbs, right
Rejean Houle - 5'11, 170 lbs, left
Slava Kozlov - 5'10, 190 lbs, left
Cully Dahlstrom - 5'10, 172 lbs, left

Willie Huber - 6'5, 228 lbs, right
Randy Gregg - 6'4, 215 lbs, left
Robyn Regehr - 6'3, 225 lbs, left
Dave Langevin - 6'2, 200 lbs, left
Bert Marshall - 6'2, 195 lbs, left
Fredrik Olausson - 6'1, 200 lbs, right
Dave Maloney - 6'1, 195 lbs, left

Bob Sauve - 5'8, 185 lbs, left
Gilles Villemure - 5'8, 170 lbs, right
Don Beaupre - 5'8, 150 lbs, left

PP1: Steve Payne, Barry Pederson, Bill Goldsworthy, Dave Maloney, Fredrik Olausson
PP2: Marc Tardif, Ivan Boldirev, Slava Kozlov, Dave Langevin , Ryan Getzlaf

PK1: Cully Dahlstrom, Rich Preston, Randy Gregg, Robyn Regehr
PK2: Greg Adams, Barry Pederson, Bert Marshall, Dave Langevin

Captain: Dave Maloney
Alternate: Marc Tardif
Alternate: Keith Crowder


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Captain: Shadrin
Alternate Captain: Kasparaitis
Podein

Coach: Anatoly Tarasov

Henrik Zetterberg - Vladimir Shadrin - Bengt-Ake Gustafsson
Yevgeny Mayorov - Alexander Almetov - Boris Mayorov
Shjon Podein - Chris Oddleifson - Don Saleski
Fredrik Modin - Ed Olczyk - Mud Bruneteau
Nikolay Drozdetsky

Don Awrey - Yuri Shatalov
Alexei Gusarov - Al Dewsbury
Darius Kasparaitis - Marcus Ragnarsson
Lubomir Visnovsky

Byron Dafoe
Alexander Sidelnikov
Tomas Vokoun



Powerplay1:
Henrik Zetterberg - Vladimir Shadrin - Bengt-Ake Gustafsson
Alexei Gusarov - Yuri Shatalov

Powerplay2:
Fredrik Modin - Ed Olczyk - Mud Bruneteau
Marcus Ragnarsson - Al Dewsbury

Shorthanded1
Shjon Podein - Alexander Almetov
Darius Kasparaitis - Marcus Ragnarsson

Shorthanded2
Henrik Zetterberg - Vladimir Shadrin
Don Awrey - Al Dewsbury


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Official team song will be
"Circus Magic" by Crying Nut




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Coach-Rudy Pilous

Murray Oliver-Fred Stanfield-Andy Hebenton
Danny Lewicki-Mike Walton-Leo Labine
Errol thompson-Don Raleigh-Bobby Schmautz
Dan Maloney(C)-Red Sullivan-Mush March
Bert Wilson

Glen Harmon-Doug Barkley
Paull Shmyr(A)-Frank Patrick(A)
Leo Reise Sr-Lou Fontinato
Warren Godfrey

Gerry McNeil
Don Simmons
Bert Lindsay

PP Unit 1
Murray Oliver-Don Raleigh-Andy Hebenton
Fred Stanfield-Doug Barkley

PP Unit 2
Danny Lewicki-Mike Walton-Leo Labine
Bobby Schmautz-Frank Patrick

PK1
Dan Maloney-Red Sullivan
Glen Harmon-Doug Barkley

PK2
Murray Oliver-Mush March
Paull Shmyr-Frank Patrick


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GM: Raleh, arrbez


coach: Frank Patrick
captain: Tumba Johansson
alternate captains: Ab McDonald, Normand Rochefort

Real Cloutier - Tumba Johansson - Mikael Renberg
Adam Deamarsh - Jason Allison - Ziggy Palffy
Ab McDonald - Rob Niedermayer - Simon Gagne
Rich Sutter - Ron Sutter - Reggie Fleming
Joey Kocur

Yuri Liapkin - Normand Rochefort
Pekka Rautakallio - Bryan Marchment
Lee Fogolin Jr. - Lee Fogolin Sr.
Pierre Bouchard

John "Bouse" Hutton
Guy Hebert
Bob Froese

pp1: Cloutier, Tumba, Palffy, Rautakallio, Liapkin
pp2: Gagne, Allison, McDonald, Fogolin Jr., Rautakallio
pk1: Fleming, Niedermayer, Rochefort, Fogolin Sr.
pk2: Renberg, Ron Sutter, Marchment, Fogolin Jr.




Frank Patrick (coach)

Frank Patrick is one of the most influential men in hockey history. He is personally credited with the creation of the blueline, penalty shot, and boarding penalty. He coached the Vancouver Millionaires to the Stanley Cup in 1915, and would appear in the championship three more times with his underpowered PCHL squad.


Yuri Liapkin

Yuri Liapkin had a reputation of one of the strongest and most reliable Soviet blueliners in the 1970's. A crafty stick handler and puck carrier, Liapkin had a relatively soft puck-moving style and, unlike many of his defense teammates, wasn't very impressive speed wise. His strongest parts were his amazing tactical sense of the game and mastery of hockey improvisation. Liapkin was a high scoring defenseman known for his accurate shooting and contribution into his team attacks. In the Summit Series, Yuri Liapkin was the highest scoring defense player among the blueliners of both teams. Overall, he was one of the best defensemen on the Team USSR 1972 roster.


Sven "Tumba" Johansson

A massive player for his day at 6'3, 210, Tumba was a scoring machine both domestically (8 Swedish titles, multiple scoring titles) and in the world championships. He lead Sweden to their first 3 world championships, and was named player of the tournament on two of those occaisions. He also lead the tournament in scoring twice. After his retirement, Sweden would not win another WC untill 1987. He is 5th in WC points, and 2nd in goals, and is the highest non-Russian in each category (trailing only Mikhailov, Kharlamov, Maltsev and Petrov). Tumba also competed in 4 Olympic games, and lead the tournament in scoring in 1964.

The Soviets had the utmost respect for Johansson, and were often forced to resort to unusual tactics to try to contain the big Swede. In the 1957 in front of 50,000 supporters in Moscow (the largest in history), the Soviets double-teamed Johansson, leaving a player unchecked much of the game. Johansson scored twice, and Sweden won their second WC in the heart of the USSR.

In 1957 the Bruins made Johansson the first European to be invited to try out for the NHL. Tumba scored 5 points in 5 games with their minor league team, and recorded a goal in the only exhibition game he played with Boston. However, he chose to return to Sweden so he could maintain his 'amateur' status and continue to represent the Tre Kronor internationally.



Pekka Rautakallio

Nicknamed Rocky during his North American tour of duty, Rautakallio is the Bobby Orr of Finnish hockey. He put up some very impressive stats in the National Hockey League as well as in his native Finland. He wasn't a puck rushing defenseman like Orr, as his skating ability wasn't overly tremendous, though it was certainly not bad. Instead he relied on his great understanding of the game to position himself perfectly be it in the offensive or defensive zone. He was a great passer, quarterbacking the point on the power play and making long breakout passes from his own zone. He also possessed a wicked snapshot from the point. It was hard and accurate, and he got it away in an uncanny hurry. Defensively he was solid, due largely to his positioning. Though normally mild-mannered he could be tough if necessary, though he usually left the overly physical duties to his defense partner. A good comparison for Rautakallio would be Larry Murphy.

Rautakallio shocked the hockey world when he announced at the end of the 1982 season that he would be returning to Finland in the summer of 1982. It was a shock as Rautakallio looked like one of the outstanding players for years to come in the NHL. However Pekka cited family reasons as his children were at school age, and returned to Finland where he would play for HIFK Helsinki until 1987.



Ab McDonald

Left-winger Ab McDonald was a creative offensive player who could also stay with his check and kill penalties. He played nearly 800 games for six different clubs in a career that lasted from the late 1950s to the early '70s.

The young forward dressed for two playoff games with the Montreal Canadiens when they won their third consecutive Stanley Cup in 1958. The next year, he scored 13 goals as a rookie working on a line with Ralph Backstrom and Don Marshall and was a part of two more Stanley Cup triumphs. Still, he was not popular with the Forum patrons who expected him to be as good as the man he replaced, Bert Olmstead.

In June 1960, McDonald was acquired by the Chicago Black Hawks and helped the team win its first Stanley Cup in 23 years. He also worked on the original "Scooter" Line with Ken Wharram and Stan Mikita and notched two 20-goal seasons.



Zigmund Palffy

Apart from his rookie season, Palffy scored at a PPG pace or higher every year of his career but one. His 713 points in 684 games are made more impressive by the fact that his career spanned the dead puck era from litterally start to finish (1995-2004), with only half a season in the post-lockout NHL.

On top of his NHL career Palffy was also a stalwart with the Slovak national squad, representing his country 12 times internationally, and leading them to their only World Championship in 2002 with 7 points in just 3 games.



Normand Rochefort

Rochefort played his junior hockey with the Trois-Rivieres Draveurs and the Quebec Ramparts of the QMJHL from 1977 to 1980. He was then drafted by the Nordiques and, at age 19, made the jump directly to the NHL.

But obscurity continued to follow Rochefort, in part because of his stay-at-home style of play and in part because the Nordiques had a long-standing reputation for being weak on defense. If such was the case, it was thought, then perhaps Rochefort wasn't really all that good. However, he was the kind of defender who was noticed only when he made a mistake--and he didn't make many of those.

He anchored the Nordiques' blueline, which had a strong offensive orientation, for seven seasons until his little secret got out. He was invited to play at Rendez-vous '87 and the Canada Cup later that year. He surprised everyone as the steadiest defender at the tournament. From then on, Rochefort was on the NHL map.



Simon Gagne

A mainstay on Team Canada since he was 21, Simon Gagne is a smart, speedy, versatile forward who excells at both ends of the ice. On top of his impeccable defensive play (+131 career, never been a minus), he has also blossomed into one of the premier goal scorers in the NHL, recording 47 and 41 goals in the past two seasons.


Bouse Hutton

John "Bouse" Hutton was primarily known as the goaltender for the famous Ottawa Silver Seven septet, a team that featured stars such as Harry Westwick, Frank McGee, Billy Gilmour, and Harvey Pulford among others. He was also one of the top all around athletes of the early part of the 20th century. He was a champion lacrosse goaltender with the Ottawa Capitals, winning the first Minto Cup championship, and also played at fullback for the CFL's Ottawa Rough Riders football club.
Hutton began his hockey career with Ottawa in 1898-99, playing in two games. He saw full-time duty the following year and by his third year he had backstopped the Ottawa squad to an undefeated season. His steady play continued, and in 1903 the Ottawa Hockey Club won the Stanley Cup and were christened the Silver Seven because of the silver coins bestowed upon the players commemorating their victory.

Bouse was again in the net as Ottawa successfully defended Cup challenges from the Winnipeg Rowing Club in January 1904, the Toronto Marlboros in February 1904, and Brandon in March 1904. It was during this time that Hutton played on three championship teams at the same time--hockey, football, and lacrosse. He left his hockey career behind to play lacrosse in Brantford, Ontario, and then returned to Ottawa to coach hockey teams in the Ottawa City League. It was in 1908 that he went to England on a lacrosse tour that saw his squad win 23 of 24 games.

Bouse Hutton was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1962.



Bryan Marchment

Defenseman Bryan Marchment is one of the least popular players in hockey history. Marchment has been suspended for deliberate attempts to injure other players numerous times throughout his playing career. While his reputation for dirty play is certainly not unwarranted, it often overshadows his ability to throw some of the most devastating clean checks you'll ever see as well. His hits (both legal and illegal) have been blamed for injuries to Modano, Nieuwendyk, Gartner, Bure, Zezel, Dineen, Adams, Kariya, Clark, and Rucinsky. He's a guy that opposing players take note of, plain and simple.

The most underrated part of Marchment's game is that he was actually quite a good stay-at-home defenceman. When with Edmonton, he was twice voted to be the best Oiler defenseman (1996, 1997). Although he has nothing resembling offensive skill, he's a consistant physical force who keeps opposing forwards honest.



Adam Deadmarsh

Known not only for his relentless physical play, but also for his talent around the net, Adam Deadmarsh was a key component for every team he played for, winning a Stanley Cup and World Cup in the process. He scored 17 points in the playoffs for Colorado en route to their first championship, and followed that up the next season with a 33 goal campaign, the best output of his career. He was traded to Los Angeles for Rob Blake in 2001, and this is where his best hockey took place. On a line with Ziggy Palffy and Jason Allison, Deadmarsh was the perfect compliment, bringing a determined physical edge game in and game out. However, this is also where injuries began to catch up with him, and he could only manage one full season before being forced into retirement at the age of 27.


Jason Allison

Jason Allison is an extremely talented playmaker, who put points on the board wherever he played. He is a two-time World Junior Champion, and recorded 24 points in 14 combined games. On top of scoring at a PPG pace in the NHL playoffs, Allison has been top-5 in allstar voting for centres 3 times. After a career-high 95 points with the Bruins in 2001 (4th in league scoring), Allison moved on to Los Angeles where he played some of his best hockey. On a line with Adam Deadmarsh and Ziggy Palffy, Allison was dominant, recording over a PPG in his two seasons there. That trio was a nightmare in the playoffs, and with a better team, looked as if they could do some serious damage. Following a devestating head/neck injury in 2003, Allison was out of the game for nearly 3 years. He returned with the Maple Leafs in 2006, and although he was a shell of his former self, still managed a very respectable 60 points in 66 games.


Real Cloutier

A very highly touted prospect coming out of junior, Real Cloutier's explosive offensive style was often compared to that of Guy Lafleur. Cloutier was of the greatest players in WHA history, leading the league in scoring twice, and making the first or second allstar team in all but his rookie season. He scored 27 points in 17 playoff games to lead the Nordiques to their only AVCO Cup in 1977. When the leagues merged, Cloutier proved his worth in the NHL by recording 89 points in 67 games and being selected as an allstar in his first season. After an injury plagued in 1981 campaign, Cloutier would bounce back to record a very impressive 97 points in 67 games in 1982.


Mikael Renberg

A big, powerful winger with impeccable work-ethic, Mikael Renberg was the perfect compliment to Eric Lindros and John Leclair on the Legion Of Doom line. At 6'2, 220, Renberg was a force down low, and he owned surprising speed in open ice. On top of being an excellent defensive player, Renberg also had very respectable offensive abilities, and scored at more than a PPG over his first 3 NHL seasons. While not a guy you build a team around, Renberg does all the little things right, and as such is the ideal companion to the more skilled players on his line.


Reggie Flemming

Originally a defenseman, Reggie Fleming was a highly effective utility forward throughout his NHL career. He was small at 5'8" and 170 pounds, but his decent speed and physical, hustling style made him an extraordinary penalty killer. Fleming already had a great understanding of defensive positioning being a former rearguard. Reg was also a pesky player. He loved to get under the skin of the opponents, disrupting them from their game, thus giving his team a much better chance of victory.


Rich and Ron Sutter

They are Sutters; tough, determined, tragically ugly.


Lee Fogolin

Lee Fogolin Sr. was a no-nonsense type of defender who manned the blueline for the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks during his 9 year NHL career. He was known for his punishing bodychecks, and he used his 200 pound frame to his advantage. He helped the Red Wings win the Stanley cup in 1950, and was traded to Chicago for Hall of Famer Bert Olmstead the following season.


Lee Fogolin Jr.

Like his father, Lee Fogolin Jr. was a rugged defensive defenceman. He served as the Oilers captain in the early 80's, and was a big part of back-to-back Stanley Cup championships in 1984 and 1985. He appeared in the NHL allstar game in 1986, and finished his career with a +/- of 177.


Guy Hebert

Guy Hebert was the original Mighty Duck. He has 4th and 6th place finishes in Vezina voting, played in the NHL allstar game, represented the USA at the World Championships and World Cup, and had 7 consecutive seasons with a sv% over .900. One of those player who is often forgotten due to playing the bulk of his career on an expansion team.


Rob Niedermayer

A big, versatile two-way forward who's been a key member of 3 Stanley Cup Finals runs, and finally won it this past year. He's a great forechecker who can grind, play defense, and chip in offensively.


Joey Kocur

A true policeman, who's legendary punching power keeps the opposition honest. He is regarded by many as best KO fighter ever. He nad nothing resembling offensive talent, but he was a surprisingly good skater, and excellent on the forecheck. Most importantly, Kocur knew how to play his role on a winner. He won the Stanley Cup 3 times (New York, Detroit, Detroit), and he was never the healthy scratch that so many enforcers become in the post season, playing 20, 19, and 18 games respectively. GM Neil Smith called Kocur "the final piece of the playoff puzzle" for the Rangers in 1994.


Pierre Bouchard

Over his first four years with the club, his ice-time was somewhat limited. With Robinson, Lapointe and Savard garnering the lion's share of action, Bouchard became a member of "the other two" which was made up of himself and Bill Nyrop. But after sharpening his game over time, Bouchard began to get more and more ice time. And although he was the team's policeman, he preferred to play it clean, handling the rough stuff only when it came knocking at his door. Otherwise, he earned his bread and butter as a rugged, stay-at-home defender in the mold of his father. Over his eight seasons in a Habs' uniform, Bouchard savoured five Stanley Cup victories.


Bob Froese

Froese was initially a backup to fellow hot goalie prospect Pelle Lindbergh. However in 1983-84 Lindbergh struggled while Froese played well. He was 28-13-7 with a GAA of 3.14 in a high scoring NHL. Froese was thrust into the spotlight the following year, as Lindbergh tragically died in an automobile accident just 8 games into the season. Froese managed to stay focused on the ice, and filled in admirably. He posted a league high 31 wins (with 10 losses and 3 ties), 5 shutouts and 2.55 GAA. He didn't get the Vezina, but was named as a Second Team All Star and shared the Jennings trophy with back up Darren Jensen.


Jason Spezza

Jason Spezza has quickly become one of the best offensive players and a top-5 playmaker in the NHL. Since lockout in 2005, Spezza has recorded 177 points in 135 regular season games, and 36 points in 30 playoff games. In 2007 he tied for the lead in playoff scoring en route to a Stanley Cup Finals appearance with Ottawa. He has big ears and a funny laugh.


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Alternate Captains: Dick Irvin Sr., Jack Adams

Gordie Roberts - Art Chapman - Corb Denneny
Ed Sandford - Paul Ronty - Wally Hergesheimer
George Hay - Jack Adams - Harry Oliver
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Battleship Leduc - Bob Turner
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HEAD COACH : Odie Cleghorne
CAPITAIN : Hobey Baker
A-CAPITAIN : Murray Murdoch
A-CAPITAIN : Tommy Dunderdale

Clint Smith - Pierre Larouche - Stephane Richer
Herb Cain - Bronco Horvath - Carol Wilson
Murray Murdoch - Metro Prystai - Jim Pappin
Dennis Hextall - Tommy Dunderdale - Paul Holmgren
Stan Jonathan

Hobey Baker - Garry Galley
Doug Crossman - Gordie Roberts
Bob Murray - Billy Coutu
Chris Philipps

Dan Bouchard
Gilles Gilbert
Rick Wamsley

SPECIAL TEAMS
PP1

Clint Smith - Pierre Larouche - Stephane Richer
Hobey Baker - Gordie Roberts

Herb Cain - Bronco Horvath - Carol Wilson
Garry Galley - Bob Murray

PK1
Metro Prystai - Jim Pappin
Billy Coutu - Gordie Roberts
PK2
Murry Murdoch - Tommy Dunderdale (alternate : Stan Jonathan when in the lineup)
Bob Murray - Doug Crossman
(Alternate D's = Chris Philipps when in the lineup, Hobey Baker if trailing late in the game)

Should we need more grit up front, Stan Jonathan can step in the lineup on the 4th line - which permits Dennis Hextall to move up the depth chart. Clint Smith can play center, so whenever Horvath (short prime interpreted as inconstency) or Richer (not the most consistent player...) is "cold". Larouche can play on the "2nd line" when Horvath is benched, to the lines would look like : Hextall - Smith - Richer --- Cain - Larouche - Cully Wilson. Hobey Baker being a Rover, he could also step in the Top-6 for extra speed-firepower for a pinch.

Goaltending squad will be slightly different when in the playoffs.


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GMs: Shawn Mullin
Coach: Pat Quinn
Captain: Al Arbour
Alternate: Dave Gagne
Alternate: Dallas Drake
Alternate: Mike O'Connell

LW Anton Stastny-C Michael Nylander-RW Marian Stastny
LW Daniel Sedin-C Henrik Sedin-RW Glen Murray
LW Al MacAdam-C Dave Gagne-RW Russ Coutnell
LW Dallas Drake-C Aaron Broten-RW Randy MacKay
LW Kelly Miller

D Al Arbour-D Zarley Zalapski
D Kimmo Timonen-D Aaron Ward
D Mario Marois-D Mike O'Connell
D Garth Boesch

G Dwayne Roloson
G Darren Puppa
G Ray Emery

PP1: Stastny-Nylander-Stastny-Timonen-Gagne
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PK1: Dallas Drake-Aaron Broten-Al Arbour-Zarly Zalapski
PK2: Randy MacKay-Dave Gagne-Kimmo Timonen-Aaron Ward



PLAYER PROFILES



#20 LW Anton Stastny
  • 1978 World Junior Championship All-Star
  • 1979 Czech Elite League All-Star
  • 252 goals and 636 points in 650 career NHL games
  • 20 goals and 52 points in 66 career playoff games
  • 150 PIMs for his entire 650 game NHL career



#18 RW Marian Stastny
  • 1978 and 1979 Czech Elite League All-Star
  • Played in 1983 NHL All-Star Game
  • Played in multiple World Championships
  • Played in 1981 Canada Cup and 1980 Olympics
  • Scored 236 goals in 369 Czech Elite League games
  • Scored 121 goals and 294 points in 322 NHL games
  • Scored 17 points in 16 games during Quebec's 1982 playoff run



#22 LW Daniel Sedin
  • 306 points in 478 career games
  • 155 points in his last 163 games
  • Career +50 player
  • Co-Swedish Elite League's Most Valuable Player Award
  • 2006 Olympic Gold Medal Winner

#33 C Henrik Sedin
  • 302 points in 482 career games
  • 156 points in his last 164 games
  • Career +69 player
  • Co-Swedish Elite League's Most Valuable Player Award
  • 2006 Olympic Gold Medal Winner


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GM's: kruezer and vancityluongo
Coach: Alain Vigneault
Captain: Pit Lepine
Alternate Captain 1: Saku Koivu
Alternate Captain 2: Steve Konowalchuk


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Home Jersey:

Away Jersey:

Alternate Jersey:


Ilya Kovalchuk - Pit Lepine - Rene Robert
Dave Christian - Saku Koivu - Pavol Demitra
Steve Konowalchuk - Laurie Boschman - Scott Young
Tim Hunter - Keith Acton - Tony Tanti
Dave Schultz* - Alex Tanguay

Yevgeny Paladiev - Dennis Kearns
Alex Smith - Kent Douglas
Ron Stackhouse - Jay Wells
Oldřich Macháč

Jose Theodore
Jiri Crha
Jim Carey


PP Unit 1: Kovalchuk, Koivu, Demitra, Stackhouse, Smith
PP Unit 2: Christian, Lepine, Robert, Paladiev, Douglas
PK Unit 1: Konowalchuk, Acton, Wells, Kearns
PK Unit 2: Christian, Boschman, Smith, Douglas


PLAYER PROFILES:



Pit Lepine:




http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Lepine

Alfred Pierre "Pit" Lépine (born July 30, 1901 in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec - Died August 2, 1955) was a Canadian ice hockey forward and coach.

Lepine played in the National Hockey League from 1925 to 1939, spending his entire career with the Montreal Canadiens, winning two Stanley Cups, in 1930 and 1931. Lepine, a center, played over 500 games with Montreal and was an excellent goal scorer who could also check and battle for the puck in the corners. In his rookie NHL season (1925-26), he scored nine goals and played on the same line as a his older brother, Hec. He had played senior hockey in Montreal with the Royals, Hochelega and Nationale squads.

Overall, Lepine reached double figures in goals six times. In 1929-30 he scored a personal best 24 goals in 44 games while forming a dangerous line with Wildor Larochelle and Georges Mantha. In 1937 he was on hand for the Howie Morenz Memorial Game in the aftermath of the former Habs star's tragic death. After 13 years in the NHL, Lepine finally played a year in the minors with the New Haven Eagles of the AHL in 1938-39.

When Babe Siebert drowned in 1939 after being named the coach of the Canadiens, Lepine was named coach for the 1939-40 season. The erosion of talent from older players and failure to bring in adequate youngsters doomed the team to a last place finish that season and he was fired and replaced by Dick Irvin who would rebuild the team.

Pit suffered a paralytic stroke in 1951, and had two more strokes in 1954. He died August 2nd, 1955 in a convalescent home in Ste-Rose, Quebec from effects of these strokes.




Yevgeny Paladiev:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yevgeny_Paladiev

Yevgeny Paladiev (born May 12, 1948 in Ust-Kamenogorsk, Russia) is a retired ice hockey player who played in the Soviet Hockey League. He played for HC Spartak Moscow. He was inducted into the Russian and Soviet Hockey Hall of Fame in 1969.

Ilya Kovalchuk:



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ilya_Kovalchuk


Ilya Kovalchuk began his professional career at the RSL club HC Spartak Moscow. He played there for two seasons before entering the NHL. Drafted by Atlanta first overall in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, Ilya Kovalchuk was the first Russian to be drafted first overall in NHL history. In club-level competition, Kovalchuk wore the number 17 as a tribute to Valeri Kharlamov, a Soviet superstar in the 1970s. When Kovalchuk played for his national team he wore number 71, because number 17 is retired to Kharlamov.

Kovalchuk finished second to teammate Dany Heatley in the voting for the Calder Trophy as rookie of the year in 2002. Both were named to the NHL All-Rookie Team in which Kovalchuk scored a record 7 goals. In the 2003-04 NHL Season Kovalchuk scored 41 goals, making him a co-winner of the Maurice 'Rocket' Richard Trophy after tying for the league lead in goals along with Jarome Iginla and Rick Nash. He also added 46 assists for 87 points, tied with Joe Sakic of the Colorado Avalanche for second in the league that season, behind Martin St. Louis. Kovalchuk also participated in the 2004 NHL All-Star Game. During the 2004-05 NHL lockout, Kovalchuk played with Ak Bars Kazan. After the lockout, Kovalchuk scored 52 goals in 2005-06, which tied him with Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals for third in the league in goal-scoring. He also tied his career-high of 46 assists for a career-high 98 points, finishing 8th overall in scoring and leading the Atlanta Thrashers in scoring for the second consecutive season. He also became the first Thrashers player to score 50 goals in a season. In the 2006-07 NHL season, Kovalchuk's point production dropped for the first time in his career. He finished with 42 goals and 34 assists for 76 points. Despite his drop in production, Kovalchuk and the Atlanta Thrashers qualified for the playoffs for the first time. The team would lose to the New York Rangers in four games, but Kovalchuk would score one goal and one assist in the series.

In 2006 Kovalchuk played in the Torino Winter Olympics as a member of the Russian men's hockey team, and had a four-goal game on February 19 in a 9-2 win over Latvia, but returned to Atlanta without a medal.

Achievements:

# Played in NHL YoungStars Game - 2002
# NHL YoungStars Game MVP - 2002
# NHL All-Rookie Team - 2002
# Played in NHL All-Star Game - 2004
# NHL Second All-Star Team - 2004
# Maurice 'Rocket' Richard Trophy - 2004


Career statistics:


Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1999-00 HC Spartak Moscow RSL 51 14 6 20 89 -- -- -- -- --
2000-01 HC Spartak Moscow RSL 39 25 18 43 78 12 14 4 18 38
2001-02 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 65 29 22 51 28 -- -- -- -- --
2002-03 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 81 38 29 67 57 -- -- -- -- --
2003-04 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 81 41 46 87 63 -- -- -- -- --
2004-05 Ak Bars Kazan RSL 53 19 23 42 72 4 0 1 1 0
2005-06 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 78 52 46 98 68 -- -- -- -- --
2006-07 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 82 42 34 76 66 4 1 1 2 19
NHL Totals 387 202 177 379 282 4 1 1 2 19

International play:

Played for Russia in:

* 2002 Winter Olympics (bronze medal)
* 2003 World Championships
* 2004 World Cup of Hockey
* 2005 World Championships (bronze medal)
* 2006 Winter Olympics

International statistics:

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
2002 Russia Oly 6 1 2 3 14
2003 Russia WC 7 4 0 4 6
2004 Russia WCH 4 1 0 1 4
2005 Russia WC 9 3 3 6 4
2006 Russia Oly 8 4 1 5 31
Senior Int'l Totals 34 13 6 19 65


Jose Theodore:



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jose_Theodore

José Nicholas Théodore (Born - September 13, 1976 in Laval, Quebec, Canada) is a French Canadian professional hockey goaltender of Macedonian descent. He was originally drafted by, and played for the Montreal Canadiens, but currently plays for the Colorado Avalanche.

Theodore was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft, second round, forty-fourth overall. He is currently with the Colorado Avalanche. He was acquired in a trade on March 8, 2006 from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Swiss goaltender David Aebischer. At the time of the trade, Theodore was on the injured reserve; he strained his achilles tendon after slipping on the winter ice outside his home. He came off the IR with enough time to play in the last five regular-season Avalanche games. He went on to be the starting goalie in the playoffs, playing in nine games over the first two rounds before the Avs were eliminated.

January 2, 2001, Theodore became the second goaltender to score a goal and capture a shutout when he attempted to clear the puck from the defensive zone and put the puck into the then empty net, vacated by Islanders goaltender John Vanbiesbrouck. In the following 2001-02 NHL season, Theodore captured the starting goaltender position from Jeff Hackett after a strong performance that helped the Canadiens gain a berth in the playoffs. His regular season play earned him the Vezina Trophy and the Hart Memorial Trophy the same year. In the play-offs his success continued when the Canadiens beat the top ranked Boston Bruins. Theodore became an immediate fan favorite in the city of Montreal. Theodore had another strong season in 2003-04 as he earned a winning record of 33-28-5 and earning 6 shutouts, one shy of his current record. Also that season he participated in the Heritage Classic, the NHL's first ever outdoors hockey game. The game was held at Commonwealth Stadium versus the Edmonton Oilers, a game which Montreal won 4-3.

Stats:

Regular Season:


Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA G A Sv%
1992-93 St-Jean Lynx QMJHL 34 12 16 2 1776 112 0 3.78 0 0 0.876
1993-94 St-Jean Lynx QMJHL 57 20 29 6 3225 194 0 3.61 0 0 0.000
1994-95 St-Jean Lynx QMJHL 15 5 8 1 900 194 0 4.80 0 0 0.000
1994-95 Hull Olympiques QMJHL 27 14 1 0 2448 121 5 2.97 0 0 0.000
1994-95 Fredericton Canadiens AHL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1995-96 Hull Olympiques QMJHL 48 33 11 2 2807 158 0 3.38 0 8 --
1995-96 Montreal Canadiens NHL 1 0 0 0 9 1 0 6.67 0 0 0.500
1996-97 Fredericton Canadiens AHL 26 12 12 0 1469 87 0 3.55 0 1 0.902
1996-97 Montreal Canadiens NHL 16 5 6 2 821 53 0 3.87 0 0 0.896
1997-98 Fredericton Canadiens AHL 53 20 23 8 3053 145 2 2.85 0 2 0.918
1997-98 Montreal Canadiens NHL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1998-99 Montreal Canadiens NHL 18 4 12 0 913 50 1 3.29 0 0 0.877
1998-99 Fredericton Canadiens AHL 27 12 13 2 1609 77 2 2.87 0 1 0.917
1999-00 Montreal Canadiens NHL 30 12 13 2 1655 58 5 2.10 0 0 0.919
2000-01 Quebec Citadelles AHL 3 3 0 0 180 9 0 3.00 0 0 0.886
2000-01 Montreal Canadiens NHL 59 20 29 5 3298 141 2 2.57 1 0 0.909
2001-02 Montreal Canadiens NHL 67 30 24 10 3864 136 7 2.11 0 2 0.931
2002-03 Montreal Canadiens NHL 57 20 31 6 3419 165 2 2.90 0 2 0.909
2003-04 Montreal Canadiens NHL 67 33 28 5 3960 150 6 2.27 0 3 0.919
2004-05 Djurgĺrdens IF Elit 17 0 0 0 1024 42 0 2.46 0 0 0.916
2005-06 Montreal Canadiens NHL 38 17 15 0 2114 122 0 3.46 0 1 0.889
2005-06 Colorado Avalanche NHL 5 1 3 0 296 15 0 3.04 0 0 0.887
2006-07 Colorado Avalanche NHL 33 13 15 0 1,748 95 0 3.26 0 0 0.891
NHL CAREER TOTALS 391 155 176 30 22,096 986 23 2.68 1 8 0.909

Playoffs:

Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA G A
1992-93 St-Jean QMJHL 3 0 2 0 175 11 0 3.77 0 0
1993-94 St-Jean QMJHL 5 1 4 0 296 18 0 3.65 0 0
1994-95 Fredericton AHL 1 0 1 0 60 3 0 3.00 0 0
1994-95 Hull QMJHL 21 15 6 0 1263 59 1 2.80 0 0
1994-95 Memorial Cup QMJHL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1995-96 Hull QMJHL 5 2 3 0 299 20 0 4.01 0 0
1995-96 Montreal NHL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1996-97 Fredericton AHL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1996-97 Montreal NHL 2 1 1 0 168 7 0 2.50 0 0
1997-98 Fredericton AHL 4 1 3 0 237 100 0 3.29 0 0
1997-98 Montreal NHL 3 0 1 0 120 1 0 .50 0 0
1998-99 Fredericton AHL 13 2 5 0 693 35 1 3.03 0 0
1998-99 Montreal NHL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1999-00 Montreal NHL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2000-01 Montreal NHL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001-02 Montreal NHL 12 6 6 0 686 35 0 3.06 0 0
2002-03 Montreal NHL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003-04 Montreal NHL 11 4 7 0 678 27 1 2.39 0 0
2004-05 Montreal NHL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005-06 Montreal NHL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005-06 Colorado Avalanche NHL 9 4 5 0 573 29 0 3.04 0 0
NHL Totals 37 15 20 0 2224 99 1 2.67 0 0

International Play:

* Played for Team Canada in the 1996 World Junior Hockey Championship. (Gold Medal)
* Played for Team Canada in the 2001 World Hockey Championship.

International Statistics:


Year Team Event GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA
1996 Canada WJC 4 0 0 0 240 6 0 1.50
2001 Canada WCh 30 12 13 2 478 58 5 1.63


Dennis Kearns:



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dennis_Kearns

Dennis McAleer Kearns (born September 27, 1945, Kingston, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey defenceman who is the career leading defence scorer for the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League.

His rights being held by the Chicago Black Hawks, Kearns served a four year apprentice in the minor leagues, principally with the Portland Buckaroos of the Western Hockey League. Between the 1969 and 1971 seasons, Kearns was a First or Second Team league All-Star all three years.

In the summer of 1971, Chicago - then being deep on defense - exposed Kearns in the Intra-League Draft, and he was claimed by Vancouver, for whom he made his NHL debut that fall. Kearns would play his next ten years in Vancouver, becoming a star playmaker with noteworthy skill on offense and the power play. His best years were between 1976 and 1978, during which he averaged nearly fifty assists a season, was named to the Canadian national team at the World Championships twice, and was called by The Hockey News the "Denis Potvin of the West." Unfortunately, his feats on the ice never translated to success in the playoffs; during his career Kearns played in only eleven playoff games, and the Canucks won only three playoff matches in his tenure.

Kearns finished his career with 31 goals and 290 assists for 321 points in 677 games, adding 386 penalty minutes. His 55 assists in 1977 remains the franchise record for defencemen.



Kent Douglas:



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kent_Douglas

Kent Douglas (b. 6 February 1936 in Cobalt, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey defenceman and coach. He is best remembered for winning the Calder Trophy as Rookie of the Year in the 1962-63 NHL season, when he played for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Before his first NHL season, Douglas spent five years playing for the AHL's Springfield Indians, under the tutelage of the eccentric Eddie Shore.

Douglas was unable to maintain his early success, although he did go on to play more than 400 NHL games. Douglas won two Stanley Cups while with the Leafs, and also played for the Detroit Red Wings.


Pavol Demitra:



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pavol_Demitra

Pavol Demitra (Born November 29, 1974 in Dubnica nad Váhom, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovakian professional ice hockey player. He plays right wing and centre. He is currently playing for the Minnesota Wild.

Pavol Demitra currently plays for the NHL's Minnesota Wild. He was drafted by the Ottawa Senators in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft, Ninth Round, 227th overall. Prior to his NHL career, he has played for the Dukla Trenčín of the Czechoslovak Extraliga, AHL Prince Edward Island Senators and IHL Grand Rapids Griffins.

Demitra was signed to a three-year contract prior to the 2005-06 NHL season by the Los Angeles Kings. On June 24, 2006, the day of the NHL draft, Demitra was traded to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for highly-touted American prospect, Patrick O'Sullivan, and Minnesota's first-round selection (17th overall; Kings chose the 6'1", 192 pound American center, Trevor Lewis).

Awards:

* Voted Best player overall in Slovakia for the year 2003
* Lady Byng Memorial Trophy award winner in 2000
* Played in the 2000 NHL All-Star game

Records:

* In 2001-02 finished seventh in league scoring with 78 points
* In 2002-03 finished sixth in league scoring with 93 points
* 5th place on St. Louis Blues all-time scoring list with 204 goals and 289 assists

Career Statistics:

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1991-92 ZTS Dubnica CSFR-2 28 13 10 23 12 -- -- -- -- --
1992-93 ZTS Dubnica CSFR-2 4 3 0 3 2 -- -- -- -- --
1992-93 HC Dukla Trenčín CSFR 46 10 18 28 -- -- -- -- -- --
1993-94 Ottawa Senators NHL 12 1 1 2 4 -- -- -- -- --
1993-94 Prince Edward Island AHL 41 18 23 41 8 -- -- -- -- --
1994-95 Prince Edward Island AHL 61 26 48 74 23 5 0 7 7 0
1994-95 Ottawa Senators NHL 16 4 3 7 0 -- -- -- -- --
1995-96 Ottawa Senators NHL 31 7 10 17 6 -- -- -- -- --
1995-96 Prince Edward Island AHL 48 28 53 81 44 -- -- -- -- --
1996-97 HC Dukla Trenčín SVK 1 1 1 2 -- -- -- -- -- --
1996-97 Las Vegas Thunder IHL 22 8 13 21 10 -- -- -- -- --
1996-97 St. Louis Blues NHL 8 3 0 3 2 6 1 3 4 6
1996-97 Grand Rapids Griffins IHL 42 20 30 50 24 -- -- -- -- --
1997-98 St. Louis Blues NHL 61 22 30 52 22 10 3 3 6 2
1998-99 St. Louis Blues NHL 82 37 52 89 16 13 5 4 9 4
1999-00 St. Louis Blues NHL 71 28 47 75 8 -- -- -- -- --
2000-01 St. Louis Blues NHL 44 20 25 45 16 15 2 4 6 2
2001-02 St. Louis Blues NHL 82 35 43 78 46 10 4 7 11 6
2002-03 St. Louis Blues NHL 78 36 57 93 32 7 2 4 6 2
2003-04 St. Louis Blues NHL 68 23 35 58 18 5 1 0 1 4
2004-05 HC Dukla Trenčín SVK 54 28 54 82 39 12 4 13 17 14
2005-06 Los Angeles Kings NHL 58 25 37 62 42 -- -- -- -- --
2006-07 Minnesota Wild NHL 71 25 39 64 28 -- -- -- -- --
NHL Totals 682 266 379 645 240 66 18 25 43 26

International Play:

* Played for Team Slovakia in the 1996 Ice Hockey World Championships
* Played for Team Slovakia in the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City
* Bronze medal with Slovakia in 2003 Ice Hockey World Championships
* Played for Team Slovakia in the 2004 Ice Hockey World Championships
* Played for Team Slovakia in the 2005 Ice Hockey World Championships
* Played for Team Slovakia in the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino
* Team Slovakia - 55 caps / 19 goals



Ron Stackhouse:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Stackhouse

Ron Stackhouse (born 26 August 1949 in Haliburton, Ontario, Canada) is a retired professional ice hockey defenseman. Stackhouse started his career playing with the Peterborough Petes under Roger Neilson in the OHA. Stackhouse was drafted 18th overall by the Oakland Seals in the 1969 NHL Amateur Draft. He lasted only a few seasons with the Seals, before being traded to the Detroit Red Wings in 1971.

Stackhouse's career did not pick up until he joined the Pittsburgh Penguins early in 1974. He tied an NHL record the next season with 6 assists in a game, and riled off seasons of 60 and 71 points. Stackhouse played with the Penguins until 1982, when he retired from hockey and returned to live in Haliburton.

Awards:

* Named to the OHA Second All-Star Team (1969)
* Played in the NHL All-Star Game (1980)

Records:

* Tied NHL record with 4 assists in one period (March, 1975)
* Tied NHL record with 6 assists by a defenseman in one game (March, 1975)

Career statistics:

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1967-68 Peterborough Petes OHA 49 13 9 22 88 5 0 3 3 20
1968-69 Peterborough Petes OHA 54 15 31 46 52 10 6 4 10 41
1969-70 Providence Reds AHL 65 1 5 6 37 - - - - -
1969-70 Seattle Totems WHL - - - - - - - - - -
1970-71 California Golden Seals NHL 78 8 24 32 73 - - - - -
1971-72 California Golden Seals NHL 5 1 3 4 6 - - - - -
1971-72 Detroit Red Wings NHL 74 5 25 30 83 - - - - -
1972-73 Detroit Red Wings NHL 78 5 29 34 82 - - - - -
1973-74 Detroit Red Wings NHL 33 2 14 16 33 - - - - -
1973-74 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 36 4 15 19 33 - - - - -
1974-75 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 72 15 45 60 52 9 2 6 8 10
1975-76 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 80 11 60 71 76 3 0 0 0 0
1976-77 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 80 7 34 41 72 3 2 1 3 0
1977-78 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 50 5 15 20 36 - - - - -
1978-79 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 75 10 33 43 54 7 0 0 0 4
1979-80 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 78 6 27 33 36 5 1 0 1 18
1980-81 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 74 6 29 35 86 4 0 1 1 6
1981-82 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 76 2 19 21 102 1 0 0 0 0
12 seasons NHL career 889 87 372 459 824 32 5 8 13 38



Dave Christian:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_Christian

David William Christian (born May 13, 1959 in Warroad, Minnesota) is a retired American professional ice hockey forward. Christian comes from a family of hockey players. His father Bill and uncle Roger were members of the 1960 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team that won the Gold Medal.

Christian is best known for being a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team that won the gold medal in an event known as the Miracle On Ice during the 1980 Winter Olympics. He also played for the U.S. national team at the 1981 Canada Cup as well as the 1981 Ice Hockey World Championship tournaments as an NHL rookie. His international career continued in the 1984 Canada Cup, 1989 Ice Hockey World Championship and 1991 Canada Cup tournaments.

Christian's professional hockey career started one week after the Miracle On Ice when he joined the Winnipeg Jets, who drafted him 40th overall in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft. After a roller-coaster career in Winnipeg, he went on to play in the NHL with the Washington Capitals, Chicago Blackhawks, Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues. Between 1980 and 1993, he scored 340 goals and 433 assists in 1009 NHL regular season games.

Awards and Achievements

* Christian was inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 2001.
* Christian played in the 1991 NHL All-Star Game

Stats:

Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team Lge GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1977-78 U. of North Dakota NCAA 38 8 16 24 14
1978-79 U. of North Dakota NCAA 40 22 24 46 22
1979-80 U.S. Olympic Team Intl 66 10 28 38 32
1979-80 Winnipeg Jets NHL 15 8 10 18 2 -- -- -- -- --
1980-81 Winnipeg Jets NHL 80 28 43 71 22 -- -- -- -- --
1981-82 Winnipeg Jets NHL 80 25 51 76 28 4 0 1 1 2
1982-83 Winnipeg Jets NHL 55 18 26 44 23 3 0 0 0 0
1983-84 Washington Capitals NHL 80 29 52 81 28 8 5 4 9 5
1984-85 Washington Capitals NHL 80 26 43 69 14 5 1 1 2 0
1985-86 Washington Capitals NHL 80 41 42 83 15 9 4 4 8 0
1986-87 Washington Capitals NHL 76 23 27 50 8 7 1 3 4 6
1987-88 Washington Capitals NHL 80 37 21 58 26 14 5 6 11 6
1988-89 Washington Capitals NHL 80 34 31 65 12 6 1 1 2 0
1989-90 Washington Capitals NHL 28 3 8 11 4 -- -- -- -- --
1989-90 Boston Bruins NHL 50 12 17 29 8 21 4 1 5 4
1990-91 Boston Bruins NHL 78 32 21 53 41 19 8 4 12 4
1991-92 St. Louis Blues NHL 78 20 24 44 41 4 3 0 3 0
1992-93 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 60 4 14 18 12 1 0 0 0 0
1993-94 Indianapolis Ice IHL 40 8 18 26 6 -- -- -- -- --
1993-94 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 9 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
1994-95 Minnesota Moose IHL 81 38 42 80 16 3 0 1 1 0
1995-96 Minnesota Moose IHL 69 21 25 46 8 -- -- -- -- --
NHL Totals 1009 340 433 773 284 102 32 25 57 27



Rene Robert



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René Robert (born 31 December 1948 in Trois-Rivičres, Quebec, Canada) is a retired professional ice hockey right winger who played 12 seasons in the NHL between 1970 and 1982.

Robert played 744 career NHL games, scoring 284 goals and 418 assists for 702 points. His best offensive season was the 1974-75 season while with the Buffalo Sabres, when he scored 40 goals and 60 assists for 100 points. Robert's best years were when he played on The French Connection line in Buffalo with Gilbert Perreault and Rick Martin. On October 5, 1979, Scotty Bowman sent Robert to the Colorado Rockies for defenseman John Van Boxmeer, effectively ending the French Connection line forever. His number, 14, was retired from the Buffalo Sabres on November 15, 1995 along with Rick Martin. They were reunited with Perreault whose number was retired in a 1990 ceremony.

Career Statistics:

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1967-68 Tulsa Oilers CHL 3 0 2 2 0 2 0 4 4 14
1968-69 Tulsa Oilers CHL 59 21 30 51 57 7 4 3 7 2
2001-02 Vancouver Canucks WHL 5 0 0 0 2 -- -- -- -- --
1969-70 Rochester Americans AHL 49 23 40 63 57 -- -- -- -- --
1970-71 Phoenix Roadrunners WHL 7 4 3 7 6 10 5 3 8 7
1970-71 Tulsa Oilers CHL 58 26 36 62 185 -- -- -- -- --
1970-71 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 5 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
1971-72 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 49 7 11 18 42 -- -- -- -- --
1971-72 Buffalo Sabres NHL 12 6 3 9 2 -- -- -- -- --
1972-73 Buffalo Sabres NHL 75 40 43 83 83 6 5 3 8 2
1973-74 Buffalo Sabres NHL 76 21 44 65 71 -- -- -- -- --
1974-75 Buffalo Sabres NHL 74 40 60 100 75 16 5 8 13 16
1975-76 Buffalo Sabres NHL 72 35 52 87 53 9 3 2 5 6
1976-77 Buffalo Sabres NHL 80 33 40 73 46 6 5 2 7 20
1977-78 Buffalo Sabres NHL 67 25 48 73 25 7 2 0 2 23
1978-79 Buffalo Sabres NHL 68 22 40 62 46 3 2 2 4 4
1979-80 Colorado Rockies NHL 69 28 35 63 79 -- -- -- -- --
1980-81 Colorado Rockies NHL 28 8 11 19 30 -- -- -- -- --
1980-81 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 14 6 7 13 8 3 0 2 2 2
1981-82 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 55 13 24 37 37 -- -- -- -- --
NHL totals 744 284 418 702 597 50 22 19 41 73


Jay Wells:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jay_Wells

Jay Wells (born May 18, 1959 in Paris, Ontario) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He was nicknamed "The Hammer" for his tough, physical play.

Jay Wells played his junior hockey with the Kingston Canadians of the OMJHL from 1976-1979, playing in 175 games, and earning 60 points (19 goals-41 assists), along with 385 penalty minutes. He also had 14 points (4G-10A) in 30 playoff games. A solid stay-at-home defenseman, Wells was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round, 16th overall in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft.

Wells began the 1979-80 season with the Binghamton Dusters of the AHL, getting 6 assists in 28 games, before joining the Kings, where he had no points in 43 games. He also had no points in 4 playoff games. Wells spent the entire 1980-81 season with Los Angeles, where he got 18 points (5G-13A) in 72 games, and had no points in 4 playoff games. In 1981-82, he played in 60 games, getting 9 points (1G-8A), then added 4 points (1G-3A) in 10 playoff games. Wells offensive production increased in 1982-83, when he got 15 points (3G-12A) in 69 games, and in 1983-84, he set a career high with 21 points (3G-18A) in 69 games, however the Kings failed to make the playoffs in both years. Wells then had 11 points (2G-9A) in 77 games in 1984-85, helping the Kings return to the playoffs, where he recorded an assist in 3 games. Wells had the best season of his career in 1985-86, getting 42 points (11G-31A) in 79 games, however Los Angeles failed to make the playoffs. In 1986-87, Wells had 36 points (7G-29A) in 77 games, and added 3 points (1G-2A) in 5 playoff games. Wells then had 25 points (2G-23A) in 58 games, and had 3 points (1G-2A) in 5 playoff games for the Kings in 1987-88. On September 29, 1988, Wells was traded from the Kings to the Philadelphia Flyers for Doug Crossman.

In Wells' first season with the Flyers in 1988-89, he registered 21 points (2G-19A) in 67 games, and added 2 points (0G-2A) in 18 playoff games. He began the 1989-90 season with Philadelphia, earning 19 points (3G-16A) in 59 games, before being traded to the Buffalo Sabres on March 5, 1990, along with the Flyers 4th round pick in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for Kevin Maguire and the Sabres 2nd round choice in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft.

Wells would play 1 regular season game with Buffalo in 1989-90, getting an assist in the game before suffering an injury, however he returned in the playoffs and went pointless in 6 games. In 1990-91, Wells had 3 points (1G-2A) in 43 games with Buffalo, and in 1 playoff game, he earned an assist. Wells began the 1991-92 with the Sabres, earning 11 points (2G-9A) in 41 games, before being traded to the New York Rangers on March 9, 1992, in exchange for Randy Moller.

Wells played in 11 games for the Rangers at the end of the 1991-92 season, getting no points, and in 13 playoff games, he chipped in with 2 assists. In 1992-93, Wells had 10 points (1G-9A) in 53 games, however the Rangers failed to qualify for the playoffs. He returned to the team in 1993-94, and had 9 points (2G-7A) in 79 games. Wells played a huge defensive role for the Rangers in the playoffs, as he helped the Rangers win the Stanley Cup for the first time since 1940. He played in 23 playoff games, registering no points. Wells had 9 points (2G-7A) for the Rangers in 1994-95 in 43 games, and went pointless in 10 playoff games. On July 31, 1995, the Rangers traded Wells to the St. Louis Blues for Doug Lidster.

Wells played in 76 games with the Blues in 1995-96, getting 3 points (0G-3A), and in 12 playoff games, he earned an assist. He was granted free agency after the season, and on August 3, 1996, Wells signed a contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning. In 1996-97, Wells would go pointless in 21 games with Tampa Bay, and retired from the NHL after the season after an 18 year playing career.

Stats:

Season Team Lge GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1976-77 Kingston Canadians OHA 59 4 7 11 90
1977-78 Kingston Canadians OHA 68 9 13 22 195
1978-79 Kingston Canadians OHA 48 6 21 27 100
1979-80 Binghamton Dusters AHL 28 0 6 6 48 -- -- -- -- --
1979-80 Los Angeles Kings NHL 43 0 0 0 113 4 0 0 0 11
1980-81 Los Angeles Kings NHL 72 5 13 18 155 4 0 0 0 27
1981-82 Los Angeles Kings NHL 60 1 8 9 145 10 1 3 4 41
1982-83 Los Angeles Kings NHL 69 3 12 15 167 -- -- -- -- --
1983-84 Los Angeles Kings NHL 69 3 18 21 141 -- -- -- -- --
1984-85 Los Angeles Kings NHL 77 2 9 11 185 3 0 1 1 0
1985-86 Los Angeles Kings NHL 79 11 31 42 226 -- -- -- -- --
1986-87 Los Angeles Kings NHL 77 7 29 36 155 5 1 2 3 10
1987-88 Los Angeles Kings NHL 58 2 23 25 159 5 1 2 3 21
1988-89 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 67 2 19 21 184 18 0 2 2 51
1989-90 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 59 3 16 19 129 -- -- -- -- --
1989-90 Buffalo Sabres NHL 1 0 1 1 0 6 0 0 0 12
1990-91 Buffalo Sabres NHL 43 1 2 3 86 1 0 1 1 0
1991-92 Buffalo Sabres NHL 41 2 9 11 157 -- -- -- -- --
1991-92 New York Rangers NHL 11 0 0 0 24 13 0 2 2 10
1992-93 New York Rangers NHL 53 1 9 10 107 -- -- -- -- --
1993-94 New York Rangers NHL 79 2 7 9 110 23 0 0 0 20
1994-95 New York Rangers NHL 43 2 7 9 36 10 0 0 0 8
1995-96 St. Louis Blues NHL 76 0 3 3 67 12 0 1 1 2
1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 21 0 0 0 13 -- -- -- -- --


*Dave Schultz:

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David (Dave) "The Hammer" Schultz (born October 14, 1949 in Waldheim, Saskatchewan) is a retired professional ice hockey player. Schultz is renowned as one of hockey's greatest enforcers and holds the NHL record for most penalty minutes in a single season, at 472.

Schultz earned the nickname "The Hammer" for his aggressive style of hockey. He was one of the most notable enforcers on the Philadelphia Flyers' infamous "Broad Street Bullies". After winning two Stanley Cups with the Flyers (1973-74 and 1974-75). "The Hammer" drifted through several teams (Pittsburgh Penguins, Los Angeles Kings and Buffalo Sabres), looking for a permanent position. When different GMs tried to find some "muscle" for their fledging clubs, his was a popular number to call.

Schultz was not just an enforcer in the traditional sense, in that he scored 20 goals for Philadelphia in 1973-74. He also scored the series-clinching goal in overtime in the first round of the 1974 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Atlanta Flames.

Towards the end of Tim Horton's career — and life, it soon turned out — Schultz attempted, at age 24, to pick a fight with the 44-year-old Horton, who was considerably smaller (5'9" and 190 pounds) and known for a more gentlemanly style of enforcing (he never got more than 150 penalty minutes in a season his entire career, even though he was famous for powerful hits). Horton initially refused to fight, but eventually accepted after repeated confrontations, where he defeated the younger and stronger man handily by throwing him to the ice and sitting on him until the referee ended the fight. Derek Sanderson had recently bitten Horton after receiving a crushing bear hug.

After injuring his wrist in a fight, Schultz once put boxing wraps on his hands for protection. As things usually went, Dave had several fights in ensuing games, while wearing the wraps. However, soon after, enforcers in both the National Hockey League and World Hockey Association started wearing similar hand protection. This was not to protect an already injured hand/wrist, but to prevent themselves from injury in a fight. Soon after this trick became popular, both the WHA and NHL passed what became known as the "Schultz Rule" — thus banning the boxing wraps' short-lived career in professional ice hockey.

Schultz co-authored a book entitled The Hammer with Stan Fischler that provides insights into the world of a professional ice hockey enforcer.

Awards:

* 1974 - Stanley Cup Philadelphia Flyers
* 1975 - Stanley Cup Philadelphia Flyers

Records:
Holds the NHL's Most Penalty Minutes in a Season record with 472 penalty minutes during the 1974-75 season.


Saku Koivu:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saku_Koivu

Saku Antero Koivu (born November 23, 1974 in Turku, Finland) is a professional ice hockey player, and plays centre for the Montreal Canadiens as the current team captain.

Koivu started his professional ice hockey career playing for TPS in the Finnish SM-liiga, in the 1992–1993 season. He spent three seasons with TPS, winning two Finnish championships with the team in 1993 and 1995, and being elected Player of the Year by his fellow players in the 1994–1995 season. He was drafted by the Canadiens in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft as their first-round selection (21st overall), and moved to North America for the 1995-96 season.

In his first year, Koivu ranked 4th in scoring amongst NHL rookies. The following season Koivu was the NHL leading scorer (13 goals, 25 assists and 38 points) before suffreing a knee injury on December 7, 1996 in a game against Chicago Blackhawks. He missed 22 games in that season but still scoring over a point per game (56 points in 50 games).

On September 30, 2000 Koivu was named the 27th captain of the Montreal Canadiens, and the first European-born captain in the history of the Canadiens.

After six seasons in the NHL, Koivu was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in September 2001 and missed practically the entire 2001-02 NHL season. He made an amazing recovery and was able to return for the playoffs, leading the Canadiens to an unlikely first-round upset of the number one-ranked Boston Bruins. For his courage and off-ice team leadership while undergoing cancer treatment, he was awarded the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy following the 2002 playoffs. He followed up in the 2002-03 NHL season by scoring his career best single-season point total with 71 (21 goals, 50 assists) to that date.

During the 2004-05 NHL lockout, Koivu returned to Finland to play for TPS, whose head coach at the time was his father, Jukka Koivu. He was joined in Turku by then-fellow Montreal Canadien, and close friend, Craig Rivet.

The 2006-07 NHL season was Koivu's seventh season as the Canadiens captain. His continued tenure seems to have ended a supposed curse of Habs captains. During a ten-year span from 1989 to 1999, six captains were traded away.

The 2006-07 NHL season was for Saku Koivu, personally successful. In a game on January 9, 2007, in which the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Atlanta Thrashers 4-2, he registered his 500th NHL point. With 2:47 remaining, Koivu fed Michael Ryder with a pass across the slot for a power-play goal. Koivu received a standing ovation from the sellout crowd of 21,273 in Montreal. Koivu went on to score 22 goals and 53 assists in 81 games, totalling 75 points, making 2006-07 his best season. At the season's annual awards banquet, Koivu was announced as the winner of the King Clancy Trophy for his role in the cancer-fighting Saku Koivu Foundation. During the summer he will undergo eye surgery to improve his vision.

Koivu remains a close friend of Pittsburgh Penguins forward Mark Recchi, who was once a Canadien and a teammate of Koivu's before Recchi was traded to the Philadelphia Flyers. Another Koivu's close friend, Craig Rivet was traded to the San Jose Sharks on February 25, 2007 but the two are still very good friends outside the rink.

On September 6, 2001, Koivu was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma after having serious pains in stomach and vomiting. Koivu was on his way back from Finland with then-fellow Canadien Brian Savage who said he looked pale and not well at all. He went to see the Canadien's physician David Mulder, who did tests on him. Later it was discovered that Koivu had cancer.

During this rough time, Koivu received vast amounts of get-well e-mails and letters. He was also in touch with Mario Lemieux, John Cullen and Lance Armstrong, all athletes, who had beat cancer and returned to top.

Koivu was expected to be out for the season but made a remarkable comeback for the end of the season. He received a warm welcome from the Canadiens fans in his first match after he had beat the cancer. Koivu helped the team to gain a playoff spot and they went on to beat the #1 ranked Boston Bruins in six games.

On April 26, 2006, during a home playoff game against the Carolina Hurricanes, Koivu sustained a serious injury to his left eye. Hurricanes forward Justin Williams attempted to lift Koivu's stick and struck him in the eye. "The Canadiens were dumbfounded to learn that no penalty was called as officials failed to witness the play." Koivu was rushed to the hospital where he would remain overnight and for the remainder of the playoffs. Without Koivu, the Montreal Canadiens went on to lose the series and their chances at a Stanley Cup championship. Williams, as a teammate of Mark Recchi (who played alongside Koivu as a Canadien), attempted to contact Koivu to apologize personally, but was only able to leave him a message on his cell phone. Koivu would remain out of the lineup for the rest of the series and underwent surgery to repair a detached retina in the off-season.

Koivu has admitted to losing some degree of peripheral vision out of the injured eye which he will likely never regain. As well, a small cataract has developed on the eye, though currently he wants to wait until the conclusion of the 2006-2007 NHL season to have it removed. Therefore he is wearing a special contact lens trying to counter-act the cataract.

Koivu's play has demonstrated that he can still complement linemates Chris Higgins and Michael Ryder with seemingly no adverse impact to his performance. In fact, in the 2006-2007 season he was able to beat his career high 71 points with a cool 75, making the season after his eye injury the best of his career. Koivu attributes his increased scoring this year to developing a quicker release of the puck, rather than anything to do with his eye injury or other subsequent changes to his play style thereafter.

Koivu has represented Team Finland on several occasions and is the national team's captain. Koivu was named the successor of a long-time captain Timo Jutila after he retired from international play in 1997. Koivu's first duty came in 1998 when the 1998 Winter Olympics took place in Nagano. He has held the post ever since.

Most recently, Koivu won a silver medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics, and bronze medals at the 1994 and 1998 Winter Olympics. He was also on the 2004 World Cup team, which advanced to the final but lost against Canada, thereby winning the silver medal.

Koivu's most renowned achievement with Team Finland is as first line center in the 1995 IIHF World Championships, where Finland won its only IIHF men's gold medal to date. Koivu played in the first line with Jere Lehtinen and Ville Peltonen (the "Huey, Dewey, and Louie" line ), who were all selected as tournament all-stars.

Koivu is partnered with Teemu Selänne and Jere Lehtinen in a line if all three are available. The trio has been a key factor to Finland's success at bigger events. However, Koivu and Selänne have played numerous times without Lehtinen and have had great performances which have also affected the NHL; after 1999 World Championships Selänne said in an interview on a Finnish TV program: "It would be great to play with Saku" which led to rumours about Koivu being traded to Anaheim.

On February 23, 2006, Koivu was elected by his fellow Olympic competitors as a member of the Athletes' Commission of the IOC.

Awards and Honours:

* Ice Hockey World Championships Tournament All-Star - 1994, 1995, 1999
* Ice Hockey World Championships Tournament's Best Forward - 1995
* Kultainen kypärä award - 1995
* Jari Kurri trophy - 1995
* Lasse Oksanen trophy - 1995
* Veli-Pekka Ketola trophy - 1995
* Finnish Ice hockey player of the year - 1995
* President's Trophy - 1999
* Bill Masterton Trophy - 2002
* Voted to the NHL All-Star Game by the fans - 1998, 2003 (did not play due to injury)
* 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin - Tournament All-Star
* King Clancy Memorial Trophy - 2007
* Captain of Team Finland - 1998-present
* First ever European-born captain of the Montreal Canadiens - 1999-present

Career Statistics:
Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1992-93 TPS SM-l 46 3 7 10 28 -- -- -- -- --
1993-94 TPS SM-l 47 23 30 53 42 11 4 8 12 16
1994-95 TPS SM-l 45 27 47 74 73 13 7 10 17 16
1995-96 Montreal Canadiens NHL 82 20 25 45 40 6 3 1 4 8
1996-97 Montreal Canadiens NHL 50 17 39 56 38 5 1 3 4 10
1997-98 Montreal Canadiens NHL 69 14 43 57 48 6 2 3 5 2
1998-99 Montreal Canadiens NHL 65 14 30 44 38 -- -- -- -- --
1999-00 Montreal Canadiens NHL 24 3 18 21 14 -- -- -- -- --
2000-01 Montreal Canadiens NHL 54 17 30 47 40 -- -- -- -- --
2001-02 Montreal Canadiens NHL 3 0 2 2 0 12 4 6 10 4
2002-03 Montreal Canadiens NHL 82 21 50 71 72 -- -- -- -- --
2003-04 Montreal Canadiens NHL 68 14 41 55 52 11 3 8 11 10
2004-05 TPS SM-l 20 8 8 16 28 6 3 2 5 30
2005-06 Montreal Canadiens NHL 72 17 45 62 70 3 0 2 2 2
2006-07 Montreal Canadiens NHL 81 22 53 75 74 -- -- -- -- --
NHL Career Totals 650 159 376 535 486 43 13 23 36 36

International Play:
Olympic medal record
Men's Ice hockey
Bronze 1994 Lillehammer Ice hockey
Bronze 1998 Nagano Ice hockey
Silver 2006 Turin Ice hockey

Played for Finland in:

* 1993 World Championships
* 1993 World Junior Championships
* 1994 Winter Olympics (bronze medal)
* 1994 World Championships (silver medal)
* 1994 World Junior Championships
* 1995 World Championships (gold medal)
* 1996 World Cup of Hockey
* 1997 World Championships
* 1998 Winter Olympics (bronze medal)
* 1999 World Championships (silver medal)
* 2003 World Championships
* 2004 World Cup of Hockey (silver medal)
* 2006 Winter Olympics (silver medal)

International Statistics:
Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
1993 Finland WC 6 0 1 1 2
1994 Finland OLY 8 4 3 7 12
1994 Finland WC 8 5 6 11 4
1995 Finland WC 8 5 5 10 18
1996 Finland WCH 4 1 3 4 4
1997 Finland WC 6 2 2 4 2
1998 Finland OLY 6 2 8 10 4
1999 Finland WC 10 4 12 16 4
2003 Finland WC 7 1 10 11 4
2004 Finland WCH 6 3 1 4 2
2006 Finland OLY 8 3 8 11 12
WC Totals 45 17 36 53 34
OLY Totals 22 9 19 28 28
WCH Totals 10 4 4 8 6


Alex Smith:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alex_Smith_%28hockey%29

Alex Smith (Born - April 2, 1904 in Bootle, England, UK, died 1963) is a retired British professional ice hockey defenceman who played 11 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Ottawa Senators, Detroit Falcons, Boston Bruins and New York Americans.

Scott Young:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Y...8ice_hockey%29

Scott Young (born 1 October 1967 in Clinton, Massachusetts) is a retired American professional ice hockey right winger.

Young gained attention as a star hockey player while still in high school. He played his prep school hockey at St. Mark's School in Southboro Ma, Playing with linemates such as Doug Brown, Greg Brown, Brian Busconi, and Greg Cappello. His play allowed him to play with the United States in the World Junior Ice Hockey Championship in 1985, the beginning of a long international career representing the United States. Following the championship Young went to play for the Boston University Terriers. He played there 2 years, winning rookie of the year honors in 1986. Young was also drafted by the Hartford Whalers in the 1st round, 11th overall in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft while still in college.

For the 1987-1988 season Young spent the majority of the season with the U.S. National team. In addition to playing on the national team Young played in the 1988 Winter Olympics and made his debut with the Whalers, playing in 7 games. The following season he played full time with the Whalers, scoring 59 points in 79 games. Young played one more full season with the Whalers and played half of the 1990-1991 season with the Whalers before being traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Young helped the Penguins win the Stanley Cup in 1991. For the 1991-1992 season Young spent the majority of the year playing in Italy in addition to a brief stint with the U.S. National Team and representing the U.S. in the 1992 Winter Olympics. Prior to 1992-1993 season Young returned to the NHL and was traded by the Penguins to the Quebec Nordiques. He played 3 seasons with the Nordiques and remained on the team when they moved to Colorado and became the Colorado Avalanche. He played 2 season with the Avalanche and won his second Stanley Cup with the Avalanche in 1996. Prior to the 1997-1998 season Young was traded to the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and played one season with the Ducks. The next offseason Young signed with the St. Louis Blues. In his first stint with the Blues he played 4 seasons, enjoying the best season of his NHL career during the 2000-2001 season, scoring 73 points and scoring 40 goals, both career highs and the only time Young eclipsed 40 goals in a season. Young also represented the U.S. once again in the 2002 Winter Olympics. Prior to the 2002-2003 season Young signed with the Dallas Stars and played 2 years with them. Following the cancelled 2004-2005 season Young rejoined the Blues for the 2005-2006 campaign. While the Blues finished last in the league that year, Young proved that he was still a strong hockey player, leading the team with 49 points. Following the season Young retired from hockey. Young finished his career with 1181 career NHL games, 342 goals and 414 assists for 756 points.

Career Statistics:

Regular season
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM
1987-1988 Hartford Whalers NHL 7 0 0 0 2
1988-1989 Hartford Whalers NHL 76 19 40 59 27
1989-1990 Hartford Whalers NHL 80 24 40 64 47
1990-1991 Hartford-Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 77 17 25 42 41
1992-1993 Quebec Nordiques NHL 82 30 30 60 20
1993-1994 Quebec Nordiques NHL 76 26 25 51 14
1994-1995 Quebec Nordiques NHL 48 18 21 39 14
1995-1996 Colorado Avalanche NHL 81 21 39 60 50
1996-1997 Colorado Avalanche NHL 72 18 19 37 14
1997-1998 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 73 13 20 33 22
1998-1999 St. Louis Blues NHL 75 24 28 52 27
1999-2000 St. Louis Blues NHL 75 24 15 39 18
2000-2001 St. Louis Blues NHL 81 40 33 73 30
2001-2002 St. Louis Blues NHL 67 19 21 40 26
2002-2003 Dallas Stars NHL 79 23 19 42 30
2003-2004 Dallas Stars NHL 53 8 8 16 14
2005-2006 St. Louis Blues NHL 79 18 31 49 52
17 Years Totals NHL 1181 342 414 756 448

International Play:
Year Team Comp GP G A Pts PIM
1985 USA WJC 7 1 2 3 4
1986 USA WJC 7 1 3 4 8
1987 USA WJC 7 7 2 9 2
1987-1988 USA Nat. Team 56 11 47 58 31
1988 USA OLY 6 2 6 8 4
1991-1992 USA Nat. Team 10 2 4 6 21
1992 USA OLY 8 2 1 3 2
1994 USA WC 8 3 1 4 4
1996 USA W-Cup 7 2 2 4 4
2002 USA OLY 6 4 0 4 2
WJC Totals 21 9 7 16 14
Nat. Team Totals 66 13 51 64 52
Olympic Totals 20 8 7 15 8
International Totals 122 35 68 103 82

Awards:

1986: Hockey East Rookie of the Year

1987: World Junior Chamionship All-Star Team


Steve Konowalchuk:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Konowalchuk

Steve Konowalchuk (born November 11, 1972 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA) is a retired American professional ice hockey left winger.

He was drafted by the Washington Capitals in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft, 3rd Round, 58th overall. Traded to Colorado by Washington with Washington's third selection in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for Bates Battaglia and the rights to Jonas Johansson on October 22, 2003. On September 29, 2006, Konowalchuk announced his retirement after a regular examination detected Long QT Syndrome.

Career Statistics:
Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1989-90 Prince Albert SMHL 36 30 28 58 22 -- -- -- -- --
1990-91 Portland WHL 72 43 49 92 78 -- -- -- -- --
1991-92 Portland WHL 64 51 53 104 95 6 3 6 9 12
Washington NHL 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Baltimore AHL 3 1 1 2 0 -- -- -- -- --
1992-93 Washington NHL 36 4 7 11 16 2 0 1 1 0
Baltimore AHL 37 18 28 46 74 -- -- -- -- --
1993-94 Washington NHL 62 12 14 26 33 11 0 1 1 10
Portland AHL 8 11 4 15 4 -- -- -- -- --
1994-95 Washington NHL 46 11 14 25 44 7 2 5 7 12
1995-96 Washington NHL 70 23 22 45 92 2 0 2 2 0
1996-97 Washington NHL 78 17 25 42 67 -- -- -- -- --
1997-98 Washington NHL 80 10 24 34 80 -- -- -- -- --
1998-99 Washington NHL 44 12 12 24 26 -- -- -- -- --
1999-00 Washington NHL 82 16 27 43 80 5 1 0 1 2
2000-01 Washington NHL 82 24 23 47 87 6 2 3 5 14
2001-02 Washington NHL 28 2 12 14 23 -- -- -- -- --
2002-03 Washington NHL 77 15 15 30 71 6 0 0 0 6
2003-04 Washington NHL 6 0 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- --
Colorado NHL 76 19 20 39 70 11 4 0 4 12
2005-06 Colorado NHL 21 6 9 15 14 -- -- -- -- --
NHL totals 790 171 225 396 703 50 9 12 21 56


Laurie Boschman:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurie_Boschman

Laurie Boschman (born on June 4, 1960 in Major, Saskatchewan, Canada) is a retired professional ice hockey centre who played in the NHL for 14 seasons for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Edmonton Oilers, Winnipeg Jets, New Jersey Devils and Ottawa Senators, a team in which he was captain of in his final NHL season.

He currently lives in Stittsville, Ontario, Canada (near Ottawa) with his three sons, Brent, Mark and Jeff. His wife, Nancy, died early in 2006.

Boschman started his career off with two stellar seasons with the Brandon Wheat Kings of the WHL, where he played on a line with future NHLer's Brian Propp and Ray Allison. Those two seasons with Brandon helped him to get drafted 9th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft, considered by many hockey experts to be the most productive NHL draft of all-time.

Boschman's time in Toronto was not a happy time, as he was publicly ridiculed multiple times and threatened to be sent down to the minors by Leaf's owner Harold Ballard. Ballard also did not like that Boschman became a born-again Christian, saying he became soft as a result. Boschman became so stressed that he missed time during the 1981-82 season because he suffered a stomach ulcer. Boschman was traded to the Edmonton Oilers on March 9, 1982 for Walt Poddubny and Phil Drouillard. He only lasted one year in Edmonton before being traded again, this time to the team that Boschman would define his career with, the Winnipeg Jets.

In his first full season with Winnipeg, he finally lived up to the billing of a first round draft pick by scoring 74 points in 61 games, as well as garnering 234 penalty minutes. Boschman became part of an impressive nucleus in Winnipeg that included stars Dale Hawerchuk, Thomas Steen, David Ellett, Doug Smail, Paul MacLean, and Randy Carlyle. The team's balanced attack was proven during the 1984-85 season when they tied a record with 6 players (including Boschman) scoring at least 30 goals in the regular season. However, even though with the all-star cast, they had to play in the same division as the Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers who were two of the best teams in the league at the time, and as a result the team rarely made it past the first round of the playoffs.

The team was broken apart after years of playoff failure, and Boschman was traded to the New Jersey Devils in September, 1990. In his last season with the Jets, he earned an 8-game suspension for high-sticking Tomas Sandstrom in retaliation. He played a few average seasons in New Jersey, before being claimed in the 1992 NHL Expansion Draft by the Ottawa Senators. He was the team's first captain during the team's dreadful first season. Boschman retired after that 1992-93 season when he was bought out by the Senators, although he returned to hockey for a brief period in 1994 when he played for the Fife Flyers in Britain.

Boschman is one of only sixteen players in NHL history to have recorded 500+ points and 2,000+PIM in their career.

Boschman is now part of Hockey Ministries International, a ministry that combines ice hockey with Christianity.

Awards:

* Named to the WHL All-Star Team (1979)
* Named to the Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1979).
* Won Molson Cup (Three-Stars Leader) for the Winnipeg Jets (1983-84).

Career Statistics:
Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1976-77 Brandon Wheat Kings WCJHL 3 0 1 1 0 12 1 1 2 17
1977-78 Brandon Wheat Kings WCJHL 72 42 57 99 227 6 2 5 7 45
1978-79 Brandon Wheat Kings WCJHL 65 66 83 149 215 22 11 23 34 56
1979-80 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 80 16 32 48 78 3 1 1 2 18
1980-81 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 53 14 19 33 178 3 0 0 0 7
1980-81 New Brunswick Hawks AHL 4 4 1 5 47 - - - - -
1981-82 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 54 9 19 28 150 - - - - -
1981-82 Edmonton Oilers NHL 11 2 3 5 37 3 0 1 1 4
1982-83 Edmonton Oilers NHL 62 8 12 20 183 - - - - -
1982-83 Winnipeg Jets NHL 12 3 5 8 36 3 0 1 1 12
1983-84 Winnipeg Jets NHL 61 28 46 74 234 3 0 1 1 5
1984-85 Winnipeg Jets NHL 80 32 44 76 180 8 2 1 3 21
1985-86 Winnipeg Jets NHL 77 27 42 69 241 3 0 1 1 6
1986-87 Winnipeg Jets NHL 80 17 24 41 152 10 2 3 5 32
1987-88 Winnipeg Jets NHL 80 25 23 48 229 5 1 3 4 9
1988-89 Winnipeg Jets NHL 70 10 26 36 163 - - - - -
1989-90 Winnipeg Jets NHL 66 10 17 27 103 2 0 0 0 2
1990-91 New Jersey Devils NHL 78 11 9 20 79 7 1 1 2 16
1991-92 New Jersey Devils NHL 75 8 20 28 121 7 1 0 1 8
1992-93 Ottawa Senators NHL 70 9 7 16 101 - - - - -
1994-95 Fife Flyers BNL 7 9 9 18 6 6 5 8 13 12
14 seasons NHL career 1009 229 348 577 2265 57 8 13 21 140


Keith Acton:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keith_Acton

Keith Edward Acton (born 15 April 1958 in Stouffville, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey player. He is currently an assistant coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Acton played in the NHL for 15 seasons between 1979 and 1994. Acton was selected 103rd overall by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1978 NHL Amateur Draft. He won a Stanley Cup in 1988 with the Edmonton Oilers. Nickname: "Woody" due to his physical resemblance to actor Woody Harrelson. Played in NHL 94' with the Flyers as "Tough Actin' Keith Acton"

Career Statistics:
Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1979-1994 Season Highs NHL 83 36 52 88 131 16 4 7 11 18
15 Seasons Career NHL 1023 226 357 583 1172 66 12 21 33 88


Jiri Crha:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiri_Crha

Jiří Crha (Born - April 13 , 1950 in Pardubice, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic) is a retired Czech professional Hockey goaltender who played 2 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Jiří Crha had a full career in his homeland that included nine seasons in the Top Division league, four World Championships and one Olympic Games before he crossed the ocean to pursue a career in the National Hockey League. Crha signed a free agent contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs on February 4th, 1980 and after seven games in the minors, he was playing at the NHL level. Crha, who was known to teammates as "George" suited up for 15 games with Toronto and managed to win 8 of them. Crha impressed the Leaf brass enough for them to deal away long time starter Mike Palmateer and hand the reigns to him. With Palmateer in Washington, Crha played 54 games in 1980-81 and managed an even record of 20-20-11 despite the fact the team was nine games under .500 on the season.

Despite his success with the struggling Maple Leafs Crha played just three more games in North America after the 1980-81 season, and they were all in the minors.

By 1983 Crha had headed to Germany to continue his playing career. In all Crha would play eight seasons in Germany before retiring in 1991.

With his playing days behind him Crha stayed involved with the game by becoming a player agent with players from the Czech Republic making up his client base.


Jim Carey:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Carey_%28hockey%29

Jim Carey (born May 31, 1974 in Dorchester, Massachusetts) is an American retired National Hockey League goaltender. He was drafted by the Washington Capitals in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft, second round, 32nd overall. He played for the NCAA's University of Wisconsin, AHL's Portland Pirates and Providence Bruins, the NHL's Washington Capitals, Boston Bruins, St. Louis Blues, and the IHL's Cincinnati Cyclones.

Carey had a very short NHL career, but he skyrocketed to stardom with his brilliant play. He won the 1996 Vezina Trophy, which had previously been considered a lock for the dominant Dominik Hasek. As quickly as Carey gained his star status, though, it seemed to disappear, as he was traded in a blockbuster deal to the Boston Bruins in the 1996-97 season though he was never able to match his brilliant play as a Capital. His confidence on the decline, he played two seasons with the Bruins, then signed on with the St. Louis Blues, only to play in four games without any significant accomplishments. He played two games in the IHL and then finished his hockey career.

Before playing in the NHL, Carey won the Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award as the top rookie in the American Hockey League, while playing for the Portland Pirates.

Because of Carey's name's similarity to that of actor Jim Carrey, his nicknames were the Net Detective, Ace and The Mask.


Oldřich Macháč

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oldrich_Machac

Oldřich Macháč (born April 18, 1944 in Prostějov, Czechoslovakia) is a ice hockey player who played in the Czechoslovak Extraliga. He won a three medals in three Olympics. He was inducted into the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame in 1999.

Tony Tanti:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Tanti

Tony Tanti (born September 7, 1963 in Toronto, Canada) was a professional ice hockey player. He was a right winger and played in the National Hockey League.

Tony Tanti still holds the Ontario Hockey League rookie record for goals, scoring 81 in 1980-81 with the Oshawa Generals. He was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks as the 12th overall pick in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft, but was traded to the Vancouver Canucks for feared fighter and able scorer Curt Fraser during the 1982-83 season.

As a junior with Oshawa, Tanti had broken scoring records set earlier by Wayne Gretzky, and Vancouver fans were hoping he'd bring that scoring touch to the west coast. He did. In his first full season as a Canuck (1983-84), he set a new club record with 45 goals and added 41 assists for 86 points. He followed that up with 39, 39, 41 and 40-goal seasons, respectively. In eight seasons with the Canucks, Tanti totalled 250 goals and 220 assists for 470 points - to this day remaining fifth overall in team scoring, and is second in career power play goals with 102.

At the height of his game, Tanti was one of the most feared snipers in the league. At just 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m), 180 pounds (82 kg), he had a knack for eluding opposing checkers and darting around defensemen. He was named the Canucks' most exciting player five years in a row (1983-84 through 1987-88), led the team in goals for five straight years starting in 1983-84, and was selected to play in the 1984 and 1986 NHL All-Star games. (He was unable to play in 1984 due to injury. However, in 1986, he played on a line with Denis Savard and Mark Messier, and scored the first goal of the event.) He was named Canucks team MVP for the 1987-88 season, and was also chosen to play for Canada at four consecutive World Championships (1 Junior and 3 Elite) beginning in 1984.

Tanti concluded his NHL career with brief stints in Pittsburgh and Buffalo and then found new success playing for six seasons in Berlin, Germany. He has now retired from the game and resides in West Vancouver, working as an agent for a wholesale flooring business. In his spare time, he coaches youth hockey alongside former Canucks teammate Dave Babych.

Career Statistics:
Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1979-80 St. Michael's Buzzers MetJHL 37 31 27 58 67 -- -- -- -- --
1980-81 Oshawa Generals OHA 67 81 69 150 197 11 7 8 15 41
1981-82 Oshawa Generals OHA 57 62 64 126 138 12 14 12 26 15
1981-82 Chicago NHL 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
1982-83 Oshawa Generals OHL 30 34 28 62 35 -- -- -- -- --
1982-83 Chicago NHL 1 1 0 1 0 -- -- -- -- --
1982-83 Vancouver NHL 39 8 8 16 16 4 0 1 1 0
1983-84 Vancouver NHL 79 45 41 86 50 4 1 2 3 0
1983-84 Canada WJC-A 7 0 4 4 0 -- -- -- -- --
1984-85 Vancouver NHL 68 39 20 59 45 -- -- -- -- --
1984-85 Canada WEC-A 10 5 2 7 21 -- -- -- -- --
1985-86 Vancouver NHL 77 39 33 72 85 3 0 1 1 11
1985-86 Canada WEC-A 8 5 3 8 22 -- -- -- -- --
1986-87 Vancouver NHL 77 41 38 79 84 -- -- -- -- --
1986-87 Canada WEC-A 10 6 2 8 6 -- -- -- -- --
1987-88 Vancouver NHL 73 40 37 77 90 -- -- -- -- --
1988-89 Vancouver NHL 77 24 25 49 69 7 0 5 5 4
1989-90 Vancouver NHL 41 14 18 32 50 -- -- -- -- --
1989-90 Pittsburgh NHL 37 14 18 32 22 -- -- -- -- --
1990-91 Pittsburgh NHL 46 6 12 18 44 -- -- -- -- --
1990-91 Buffalo NHL 10 1 7 8 6 5 2 0 2 8
1991-92 Buffalo NHL 70 15 16 31 100 7 0 3 3 4
1992-93 BSC Preussen Berlin 1.GBun 34 14 17 31 73 -- -- -- -- --
1993-94 BSC Preussen Berlin 1.GBun 41 13 19 32 44 -- -- -- -- --
1994-95 BSC Preussen Berlin DEL 42 25 33 58 114 9 2 2 4 8
1995-96 Preussen Devils DEL 43 32 28 60 56 -- -- -- -- --
1996-97 Berlin Capitals DEL 43 14 25 39 42 -- -- -- -- --
1996-97 Berlin Capitals EuroHL 5 0 0 0 12 -- -- -- -- --
1997-98 Berlin Capitals DEL 41 6 24 30 84 -- -- -- -- --
NHL Totals 697 287 273 560 661 30 3 12 15 27


Tim Hunter:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_Hun...8ice_hockey%29

Tim Hunter (born September 10, 1960 in Calgary, Alberta) is a former NHL forward. Chosen in the 3rd round of the 1979 NHL Entry Draft (#54 overall) by the then Atlanta Flames, Hunter went on to a 16-year career with the Calgary Flames, Quebec Nordiques, Vancouver Canucks, and San Jose Sharks. He was on the Flames' 1989 Stanley Cup championship team, and also appeared in the Stanley Cup Finals in 1986 with Calgary and in 1994 with Vancouver. Today, Hunter is an assistant coach in San Jose. During his playing days, Hunter was known for his fierce style of play, ranking him among hockey's unspoken list of elite enforcers during the 1980s and 1990's. He also was a quality defensive player and penalty killer with an occasional scoring touch.

Hunter currently ranks eighth on the NHL's all-time penalty minute leaders list with 3,142.

Career Statistics:
Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1981-82 Calgary Flames NHL 2 0 0 0 9 -- -- -- -- --
1982-83 Calgary Flames NHL 16 1 0 1 54 9 1 0 1 70
1983-84 Calgary Flames NHL 43 4 4 8 130 7 0 0 0 21
1984-85 Calgary Flames NHL 71 11 11 22 259 4 0 0 0 24
1985-86 Calgary Flames NHL 66 8 7 15 291 19 0 3 3 108
1986-87 Calgary Flames NHL 73 6 15 21 357 6 0 0 0 51
1987-88 Calgary Flames NHL 68 8 5 13 337 9 4 0 4 32
1988-89 Calgary Flames NHL 75 3 9 12 375 19 0 4 4 32
1989-90 Calgary Flames NHL 67 2 3 5 279 6 0 0 0 4
1990-91 Calgary Flames NHL 34 5 2 7 143 7 0 0 0 10
1991-92 Calgary Flames NHL 30 1 3 4 167 -- -- -- -- --
1992-93 Quebec Nordiques NHL 48 5 3 8 94
Vancouver Canucks NHL 26 0 4 4 99 11 0 0 0 26
1993-94 Vancouver Canucks NHL 56 3 4 7 171 24 0 0 0 26
1994-95 Vancouver Canucks NHL 34 3 2 5 120 11 0 0 0 22
1995-96 Vancouver Canucks NHL 60 2 0 2 122 -- -- -- -- --
1996-97 San Jose Sharks NHL 46 0 4 4 135 -- -- -- -- --
NHL Totals 815 62 76 138 3142 132 5 7 12 426


Alex Tanguay:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alex_Tanguay

Alex Tanguay (born November 21, 1979, in Sainte-Justine, Quebec) is a professional ice hockey player.

Tanguay plays left wing and centre. He was drafted 12th overall in the first round of the 1998 NHL Entry Draft by the Colorado Avalanche. Tanguay started playing for the Avalanche in 1999 and played for them until 2006, when he was traded to the Calgary Flames. He won the Stanley Cup in 2001. Tanguay's first NHL goal was scored 8 October 2000 against the Pittsburgh Penguins. He finished his rookie season second in rookie scoring with 51 points.

In the 2000-01 season, the finals series pitted the Colorado Avalanche against the New Jersey Devils. In a best-of-seven series, Colorado won game six 4-0 to tie the overall series score at 3-3, resulting in a game seven that would determine the winner of the Stanley Cup. Alex Tanguay got the final goal in that 4-0 victory. In game seven, Tanguay scored the opening two goals in Colorado's 3-1 victory, including the game-winning goal.

On June 24, 2006, during the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, Tanguay was traded to the Calgary Flames for Jordan Leopold, a second-round pick, and a conditional draft pick in either 2007 or 2008.

Career Statistics:
Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1996-97 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 70 27 41 68 50 -- -- -- -- --
1997-98 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 51 47 38 85 32 5 7 6 13 4
1998-99 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 31 27 34 61 30 5 1 2 3 2
1998-99 Hershey Bears AHL 5 1 2 3 2 5 0 2 2 0
1999-00 Colorado Avalanche NHL 76 17 34 51 22 17 2 1 3 2
2000-01 Colorado Avalanche NHL 82 27 50 77 37 23 6 15 21 8
2001-02 Colorado Avalanche NHL 70 13 35 48 36 19 5 8 13 0
2002-03 Colorado Avalanche NHL 82 26 41 67 36 7 1 2 3 4
2003-04 Colorado Avalanche NHL 69 25 54 79 42 8 2 2 4 2
2004-05 HC Lugano SwissA 6 3 3 6 4 -- -- -- -- --
2005-06 Colorado Avalanche NHL 71 29 49 78 46 9 2 4 6 12
2006-07 Calgary Flames NHL 81 22 59 81 44 6 1 3 4 8
NHL totals 531 159 322 481 263 89 19 35 54 36


*Gone to Main Draft as call-up.


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