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Matt Gilroy

Matt Gilroy

by Mark Malinowski - December 13, 2009 11:50 AM EST

The Rangers prospect and Hobey Baker Award winner answers questions about his life in hockey on and off the ice.
Status: New York Rangers defense prospect currently with the American League’s Hartford Wolfpack. Played 30 rookie games with the big club before being demoted Dec.


J.J. Daigneault

J.J. Daigneault

by Mark Malinowski - December 6, 2009 12:50 PM EST

The former 10-team NHL veteran and Stanley Cup winner answers questions about his career in hockey.
Status: Former NHL defenseman from 1984-2001 played 899 games for 10 clubs: Vancouver, Philadelphia, Montreal, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, Anaheim, Islanders, Nashville, Phoenix and Minnesota.


Craig Berube

Craig Berube

by The Hockey News - November 29, 2009 8:49 AM EST

The former NHL tough guy and current Flyers assistant answers questions about his career in hockey.
Status: Former NHL left winger for Philadelphia, Toronto, Calgary, the New York Islanders and Washington. Currently an assistant coach with the Flyers.


Kevin Weekes

Kevin Weekes

by Mark Malinowski - November 22, 2009 9:05 AM EST

The former NHL goalie chats about his off-ice life in our regular weekend feature.
Status: Former NHL goaltender from 1997-2008 for Rangers, Devils, Panthers, Hurricanes, Islanders, Canucks and Lightning. Now a member of the Hockey Night In Canada team.


Colton Orr

Colton Orr

by Mark Malinowski - November 14, 2009 10:15 AM EST

The Maple Leafs tough guy answers a variety of questions about his life both on and off the ice.
Status: Toronto Maple Leafs right wing.   Ht: 6-foot-3 Wt: 225 pounds   DOB: March 3, 1982 In: Winnipeg, Man.   Childhood Heroes/Inspirations: "Brendan Shanahan was one.


Michael Nylander

Michael Nylander

by Mark Malinowski - November 7, 2009 9:15 AM EST

The veteran of more than 900 NHL games talks about his life in hockey, on and off the ice.
Status: Washington Capitals center.   Ht: 6-foot-1 Wt: 195 pounds   Birthplace: Oct. 3, 1972 In: Stockholm, Sweden   Childhood Heroes/Inspirations: "I think Wayne Gretzky was a hero in my younger days.


Ray Emery

Ray Emery

by Mark Malinowski - October 31, 2009 10:31 AM EDT

The Philadelphia goalie reveals his closest NHL friends, his earliest hockey memory and more.
Status: Philadelphia Flyers goaltender HT: 6-foot-2 WT: 196 pounds   DOB: Sept. 28, 1982 In: Cayuga, Ont.   First Hockey Memory: "I went to a skating school company that my dad (Paul) works for.


Dennis Bonvie

Dennis Bonvie

by Mark Malinowski - October 25, 2009 8:45 AM EDT

The former fighter and penalty minute accumulator opens up about his hockey experiences and more.
Status: Former NHL right wing/defenseman for Edmonton, Boston, Ottawa, Pittsburgh, Colorado and Chicago. Also played in the American League for Cape Breton, Hamilton, Portland, Philadelphia, Wilkes Barre, Providence, Binghamton and Hershey.


Vincent Lecavalier

Vincent Lecavalier

by Mark Malinowski - October 18, 2009 9:50 AM EDT

The Lightning star recalls his first job, his first car and answers other questions about his NHL life.
Status: Tampa Bay Lightning center   HT: 6-foot-4 WT: 223 pounds   DOB: April 21, 1980 In: Ile Bizard, Que.   Hockey Inspiration: "Steve Yzerman.


Paul Mara

Paul Mara

by Mark Malinowski - October 11, 2009 8:28 AM EDT

The new Canadiens blueliner opens up about his history in the game both on and off the ice.
Status: Montreal Canadiens defenseman   HT: 6-foot-4  Wt: 207 pounds   DOB: Sept. 7, 1979 In: Ridgewood, N.J.   First Hockey Memory: "I'd have to say is skating on the ice my first time (age 5) at Avon Old Farms in Connecticut where I lived, where my feet were just freezing cold and my toes were frozen.


Simon Gagne

Simon Gagne

by Mark Malinowski - October 3, 2009 10:38 AM EDT

Simon Gagne talks about his funny hockey memory, his most memorable goal and more.
Status: Philadelphia Flyers LW Ht: 6-foot  Wt: 195 pounds DOB: Feb. 29, 1980  In: Ste-Foy, Quebec. First Hockey Memory: "Maybe watching the Quebec Nordiques on the TV with my dad in the living room; Hockey Night In Canada.


Niklas Backstrom

Niklas Backstrom

by The Hockey News - September 27, 2009 9:57 AM EDT

The Wild goaltender talks about his favorite hockey memory, favorite arenas to play in and more in this week's interview.
Status: Minnesota Wild goaltender. Ht: 6-foot-1 Wt: 189 pounds DOB: Feb. 13, 1978 In: Helsinki, Finland Hockey Inspirations: "A lot of players.


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