In his early years Nienhuis accepted a scholarship to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), playing alongside future NHLers like Adam Oates and Daren Puppa.
Eleven NHL teams wanted him, but Nienhuis eventually settled on the Bruins.
He scored 16 goals for the Bruins as a rookie in 1985-â€™86
This Sarnia native played 87 games for the Boston Bruins between 1985-â€™88.
These days, he is the front man for the band 9 House, opening for famous rock bands such as ZZ Top, Nickelback and The Beach Boys.