NHL Alumni Player Bio Lineup – Niagara 2014-2015

Line up is subject to change

NHL Alumni Roster

Niagara, ON – Thursday, November 20th, 2014

 

Walter Gretzky – Coach

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.

Dan Daoust

He was named to the NHL All Rookie team in 1983 after scoring 51 points in 48 games.

His gritty style led him to become a fan favourite in Toronto over his 8 seasons with the Maple Leafs

Bill Derlago

A successful junior career vaulted him up to the 4th overall draft pick by the Vancouver Canucks in 1978.The Hockey News had him rated as the Number 1 player coming out of the WHL ahead of such players like Joe Sakic and Scott Neidermayer.He was a consistent goal scorer, eclipsing 30 goals on 4 occasions

Brent Gretzky

This Brantford native was chosen 49th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 1992 after registering 250 points over three seasons for the OHL’s Belleville Bulls. He holds the record for most points by two brothers in the NHL

Paul Harrison

In 1981, he was drafted by the Minnesota North Stars 40th overall

Over his NHL career he would start 109games for Minnesota, Pitsburgh, Buffalo and Toronto

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

Bryan Muir

He won a Stanley Cup as a member of the Colorado avalanche. Over his 12 year NHL career, he played for 7 different franchises.A steady defenseman who was not afraid to get his hands dirty

Mike Pelyk

He was the 17th overall pick of the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1964, and would go onto play 9 seasons for the franchise. In 1973-1974 he led all Maple Leaf Defensemen in scoring. His quickness as a skater made him into an all around defenseman

Dennis Maruk

He was a two time all star selection.He was the first Washington Capitals player to achieve 100 points in a season.He twice registered 50 goal seasons including one where he scored 60 goals

Scott Walker

Is currently the head coach of the Guelph Storm in the Ontario Hockey League. During his 17 seasons as a professional hockey player, Walker played in 829 regular season games in the National Hockey League where he scored 397 points

Matthew Barnaby

After a run of almost five seasons in the Buffalo organization, Barnaby spent time in Pittsburgh, Tampa Bay, New York, Colorado, Chicago, and Dallas. Always noticeable when on the ice, Barnaby became a fan favourite with his feisty play and give all attitude

Dave McLlwain

McLlwain is best known for playing for a record four NHL teams (the Winnipeg Jets, the New York Islanders, the Buffalo Sabres, and the Toronto Maple Leafs) in one season during the 1991–92 season.. He also holds the record for most consonants in a row with five.

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

Todd Harvey

He was selected in the first round of the 1993 NHL Entry Draft, 9th overall, by the Dallas Stars. After three seasons in Dallas, and a brief stint with the New York Rangers, he was dealt to the San Jose Sharks, where he played a key role as a checking forward and an agitator for four seasons. He signed with the Edmonton Oilers just prior to the NHL lockout, and joined the team when the lockout ended. He was part of the Cinderella

Rick Vaive

This maple Leaf Captain is a 3 time 50 goal scorer and the first in team history to do so

His stellar play led him to be selected as an All Star for 3 straight years .He would finish his career with 441 goals in 876 games

Mark Laforest – Goal

Signed by Detroit in 1983, he would go on to later play for Toronto, Philadelphia and Ottawa. He won the Aldege Bastien Memorial Award as the Top Goaltender in the AHL on two occasions

Dave Hutchison – Our Game Official

He played in 11 seasons in the NHL with Chicago and Toronto. He was a tough, rugged defenseman, who registered over 1500 penalty minutes during his 584 game career.