NHL Alumni Player Bio Line Up Peterborough 2014-2015

Line up is subject to change

 

NHL Alumni Roster

Peterborough, ON – Saturday, December 13th, 2014

 

 Walter Gretzky- Guest Coach & Ambassador of The NHL Alumni Team

Walter’s zest for life, love of sports, and appreciation of Gretzky fans have made him know as hockey’s most famous Father. This strong Canadians’ home town is Brantford Ontario and he is proud to be part of that community.

Brent Gretzky

The brother of Wayne and Keith Gretzky. He played in the NHL for the Tampa Bay Lightning. In 2008, Gretzky played six games for his hometown Brantford Blast team in the senior league Major League Hockey, which went on to win the 2008 Allan Cup.

Mike Krushelnyski

He was a 4 time Stanley Cup Champion and was named the NHL All Star Team in 1985. Over the course of his 15 year career in the NHl he would finish with 569 points in 897 games

 Brad Marsh

In 1980, he was the first round selection of the Atlanta Flames. His heart and determination led him to play over 1000 games in the NHL.His career culminated with a selection to the NHL All Star game in 1993

 Marty McSorley

He is a two time winner of the Stanley Cup and may be best known as “Wayne Gretzky’s bodyguard”.In just 961 games, he amassed over 3000 penalty minutes. Over the course of his career, he has made several television and film appearances, including Bad Boys & Con Air

 Bruce Shoebottom

Played 35 games in NHL  for the Boston Bruins. He also played one season for the Rochester Americans of the AHL. Shoebottom was known for his role as an enforcer

Rick Vaive

Your prototypical sniper, with a feared shot, lead him to 3 consecutive seasons of 50 plus goals, including the distinction of being the first Toronto Maple Leaf to do so Due to this, he was selected to the All Star Game from 1982 through to 1984 Over the span of his career, he managed to score 441 goals in 876 games.

Al Iafrate

Played for NHL from 1984 and 1998. He is perhaps most famous for his extremely hard slap shot. He set a record for velocity during the NHL Skills Competition of 1993, a record which stood for 16 years, at 105.2 miles per hour (169.3 km/h)

John Druce

A strong right winger played in the NHL for the Washington Capitals, Winnipeg Jets, Los Angeles Kings and Philadelphia Flyers. He  appeared in the 1997 Stanley Cup finals with the Flyers team that took on the Detroit Red Wings.

Mark Napier

This two time 40 goal scorer may be best known for his unique style of skating.He is a Two Time winner of the Stanley Cup with Montreal and Edmonton.He currently is the Executive Director of the NHL Alumni Association

Dave Reid

He is a left winger who played for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Dallas Stars and the Colorado Avalanche. In 2001, he won his second Stanley cup with Colorado.

Mark Laforest – Goal

A junior standout in the OHL with the Niagara Falls Flyers this goaltender would go to sign with the Detroit Red Wings in 1980. After a stop in Philadelphia he would go to split the goaltending duties in Toronto with Allan Bester and Jeff Reese. He has been twice awarded the Baz Bastien award as the AHL’s top goaltender.

Dave Hutchison –Ref

Our game official is one of the toughest defenseman the NHL has ever seen. Drafted 36th overall in the 1972 NHL draft he would go on to post 1735 penalty minutes in 584 career games while playing with Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto and New Jersey