NHL Alumni Player Bio Line Up Tillsonburg 2014-2015

Line up is subject to change


NHL Alumni Roster

Tillsonburg, ON – Saturday, September 27th, 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 BrantfordOntario and he is proud to be part of that community.

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

Todd Harvey

In 1993, Dallas selected this gritty forward 9th overall. In his 12 year NHL career, he amassed over 900 penalty minutes. He would play for Dallas, New York rangers, San Jose, and Edmonton

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

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

Kraig Nienhuis

He was signed as a college free agent by Boston in 1985 .In his rookie season, he would score 16 goals as a member of the Bruins. He is the NHL Alumni’s resident musician and played in front of a record crowd of 115,000 fans in a game between Michigan and MichiganState

Todd Warriner

Played Junior B in Chatham, won the OHL and CHL Top Prospect awards. He was a first round, fourth overall selection of the Quebec Nordiques in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft. On the international stage, Warriner was a silver medalist with Canada’s under-18 junior team at the 1991 Phoenix Cup. In 1993-94, after joining Canada’s national team he played 50 games in pre-Olympic play. At the 1994 Olympic Winter Games in Lillehammer, Warriner helped Canada win a silver medal.

Todd Bidner

Drafted in 1980 by the Washington Capitals, Bidner played a dozen games with the Capitals. He spent most of his playing career playing in Great Britain and played for their national team at the 1994 World Championship, Pool A. In August 2006 it was announced that Bidner will become the new assistant coach of the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League. On Feb 17, 2012, Bidner was hired to replace Sean Gillam as head coach of the SPHL’s Fayetteville FireAntz.

John Ogrodnick

is a retired professional ice hockey left winger who played fourteen seasons in the National Hockey League from 1979–80 through 1992–93, with the Detroit Red Wings, Quebec Nordiques, and New York Rangers. Ogrodnick was born in Ottawa, Ontario

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

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.