Go Back   HFBoards > NHL Eastern Conference > Atlantic Division > Florida Panthers
Mobile Hockey's Future Become a Sponsor Site Rules Support Forum vBookie Page 2

An Uncommon Bond

Thread Tools
10-09-2006, 06:20 AM
Happy Girl
Registered User
Happy Girl's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: a playoff free world
Posts: 6,386
vCash: 500
An Uncommon Bond

From today's Miami Herald ...


As they skated around the Iroquois Park Arena, their scrawny bodies swimming in oversized sweaters and pads, they never imagined they would still be playing together at age 40, in the second year of twin $4.5 million contracts.

Two players from the same kiddie team winding up in the NHL is remarkable enough, but the story of Nieuwendyk and Roberts is even more astonishing because they have been teammates for 23 of the past 35 years. It would be virtually impossible to find two athletes in any sport who have played side by side that long.
Yay! my Joey!

Happy Girl is offline   Reply With Quote
10-09-2006, 06:47 AM
Registered User
pixelslash's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2006
Country: Canada
Posts: 167
vCash: 50
It would be virtually impossible to find two athletes in any sport who have played side by side that long.
The Sedin twins are the only other athletes that I can think of off the top of my head that might pass Nieuwendyk and Roberts, although that isn't really the same comparison.

That is quite a remarkable achievement for 2 athletes in any sport to play together for such a long time. Looked like both their careers were over years ago, would never have guessed they could still play competitive hockey this late into their careers, hats off to them.

pixelslash is offline   Reply With Quote
10-09-2006, 06:51 AM
Registered User
Thewbacca's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: West Palm Beach
Country: United States
Posts: 623
vCash: 500
Send a message via AIM to Thewbacca Send a message via MSN to Thewbacca
they should both get horses

Thewbacca is offline   Reply With Quote

Forum Jump


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:27 AM.

monitoring_string = "e4251c93e2ba248d29da988d93bf5144"
Contact Us - HFBoards - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Use - Advertise - Top - AdChoices

vBulletin Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
HFBoards.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. 2015 All Rights Reserved.