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Ray Bourque

Aaron Ekblad

Denis Savard

Ramona Pringle

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Jennifer Robinson

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A former competitive figure skater, Jennifer Robinson has won 6 Canadian titles and placed no lower then 3rd place over 10 Canadian Figure Skating Championships. She has made 8 appearances at the World Championships, registering top 10 finishes in 2000, 2002 and 2003. After retirement in 2004, Robinson then skated with Stars on Ice. Robinson has also been a frequent guest of Michael Landsberg on Off The Record and was of a commentator for CTV during the coverage of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.

Larry Robinson

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A giant defenseman, Larry Robinson (HHOF ’95) was taken by Montreal in 1971 and won a Stanley Cup in his rookie year. He would win six more Cups with Montreal: in 1973, 1976 through 1979, and then in 1986. He played for the Canadiens for 17 seasons and is a two-time Norris trophy winner, as well as the Conn Smythe trophy. He holds the record for most consecutive seasons in the playoffs with 20 and his numbers are impressive for a defenseman: 208 goals for 958 regular-season points, as well as 144 points in 227 playoff games. Upon his retirement, he became an assistant coach for the New Jersey Devils and won a Cup with them in 1995. The next season, Robinson became head coach of the Los Angeles Kings, whom he played for from 1989 to 1992. In 1999, he went back to New Jersey and became their head coach halfway through the season, winning his first Cup as a head coach. He also served as head coach for the first half of the 2005/06 season before resigning for personal reasons. After returning to the Devils and serving in various coaching roles until 2012, Robinson joined the San Jose Sharks, where he is currently the Director of Player Development.

Jeremy Roenick

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Born in Boston in 1970, Jeremy Roenick grew up in various places around the North-Eastern region of the United States. Roenick would attend and play high school hockey for the Thayer Academy, for whom he posted 84 points in 24 games during his senior year. Roenick’s outstanding play for Thayer Academy led to him being drafted in the 1stround, 8th overall by the Chicago Blackhawks right out of high school. Roenick started the following season playing for the Hull Olympiques of the QMJHL, but after scoring 70 points in 28 games, Chicago called Roenick up. In his first season of NHL action, Roenick scored 18 points in 20 games. The following season saw Roenick crack the Blackhawks lineup full time. During Roenick’s 8 seasons in The Windy City, he had 3 straight seasons during which he scored at least 103 points. Roenick also played an integral part in Chicago’s run to the Stanley Cup Finals, which they ultimately loss to the Mario Lemieux led Pittsburgh Penguins. In the summer of 1996, Roenick was traded to the Phoenix Coyotes, where he’d play for 5 seasons. In the summer of 2001, Roenick would sign with the Philadelphia Flyers as a free agent. During Roenick’s 3 seasons with the Flyers, he’d hit several milestones. These include scoring his 1000th NHL point and playing in his 1000th NHL regular season game. In the 2004 playoffs, Roenick played in integral role in the Flyers run to the Eastern Conference Finals, scoring 13 points in 18 games. Roenick would also score the overtime goal in game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, eliminating the Toronto Maple Leafs. After the 2005 NHL lockout, Roenick was traded to the Los Angeles Kings, where he’d spend the 2006/07 season. Roenick would then return to the Coyotes for another single season stint before playing his final 2 seasons with the San Jose Sharks, retiring in 2009. Roenick currently resides in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife Tracy, daughter Brandi, and son Brett.

Cliff Ronning

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Clifford John Ronning (born October 1, 1965 in Burnaby, British Columbia) is a retired professional ice hockey forward. He was selected by the St. Louis Blues in the 7th round of the 1984 NHL Entry Draft, 134th overall. During an NHL career that spanned 18 years, Ronning played for the Blues, Vancouver Canucks, Phoenix Coyotes, Nashville Predators, Los Angeles Kings, Minnesota Wild and New York Islanders. In 2003–04, Ronning signed with the New York Islanders, mostly playing as a powerplay specialist, where he recorded 24 points in 40 games played. As the NHL lockout suspended play, Ronning was inactive the following season. When the NHL resumed, Ronning announced his decision to retire on February 15, 2006. On July 25, 2008, Ronning was inducted into the British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame, along with Steve Yzerman and WHL coach Don Hay.

Darrin Rose

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Born in Oshawa, Darrin Rose graduated from Concordia University, owned a software company and worked in the marketing department at Heinz before becoming a comedian. Inspired to get into comedy after seeing how successful his friend Cabbie Richards turned out, Rose became both a Canadian Comedy Award and a Canadian Screenwriting Award winner. Currently, Rose is known for being the host of the Comedy Network’s Match Game and as Bill the bartender on CBC’s Mr. D. Rose is also a 6-time performer at the Just For Laughs Festival and routinely makes audiences howl at comedy shows throughout the world.

Vanessa Rousso

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One of the most prominent female poker players, Vanessa Rousso has finished in the money at numerous live poker events and has over $3,500,000 career earnings. Although Rousso has yet to win a World Series of Poker title, she has been at the final table twice and has 8 money finishes at the event. During her partnership with Pokerstars, she was known by many poker fans by her online name, Lady Maverick. She currently ranks in the top 5 women in poker history for all time career earnings.

Patrick Roy

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Regarded as 1 of hockey’s greatest goaltenders of all-time, Patrick Roy was born October 5th, 1965, in Quebec City. He shares the same birthday as another hockey great, Mario Lemieux, who was born 200 km away in Montreal. Drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round of the 1984 NHL Draft, Roy joined the Canadiens for the 1985/86 seasons as the team’s backup, and would win the starting job for the 1986 playoffs. Roy would go 15-5, with a sparking 1.95 GAA, leading the Canadiens to an unexpected Stanley Cup title, earning Roy the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP. Between the 1986/87 and 1991/92 seasons, Roy would earn 4 William M Jennings Trophies, given to the NHL goaltender who allowed the fewest goals against. Roy would also win the Vezina Trophy as the NHL’s top goaltender 3 times between between 1988/89 and 1991/91. Roy also backstopped the Canadiens to game 6 of the 1989 Stanley Cup Finals, but lost to the Calgary Flames. In the 1993 playoffs, Roy went 16-4 and had a GAA of 2.13, winning his 2nd Stanley Cup with the Canadiens and his 2nd Conn Smythe Trophy. Traded to the Colorado Avalanche midway through the 1995/96 season, Roy backstopped his new team to the 1996 Stanley Cup, defeating the Florida Panthers in 4 games. This saw Roy earn his 3rd career Stanley Cup ring. Roy would continue to provide solid goaltending to a deep Avalanche team that routinely went deep into the playoffs. In 2001 playoffs, Roy went 16-7, with a career best 1.70 GAA, as the Avalanche won their 2ndStanley Cup (Roy’s 4th) and saw Roy win his 3rd Conn Smythe Trophy, an NHL record. Roy would play 2 more seasons, retiring from playing after the 2002/03 season. In retirement, Roy became majority owner and head coach of the Quebec Ramparts of the QMJHL, guiding the team to a Memorial Cup victory in 2006. Prior to the 2013/14 season, Roy returned to the Avalanche as the team’s head coach, a position he currently holds. In his first season as an NHL head coach, he guided an underdog Avalanche team to a 51-12-2 record, earning him the Jack Adams Award as the NHL’s Coach of the Year.


Joe Sakic

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One of hockey’s greatest leaders, Joe Sakic showed promise in hockey as a child growing up in Burnaby, British Columbia, scoring 83 goals, 156 points in 80 games as a high school student. As a WHL rookie in 1986/87, Sakic scored 133 points in 72 games while adding 24 points in 10 playoff games for the Swift Current Broncos. As a result of Sakic’s outstanding rookie season, the Quebec Nordiques drafted him 15th overall in the 1987 NHL Draft. After 1 more season in Swift Current, Sakic made the jump to the NHL with the Nordiques, and in 1989/90, Sakic’s 2nd NHL season, he’d score 102 points in 80 games. In 1990/91, Sakic was named co-captain of the Nordiques and would take over as captain on a full time basis in 1992/93. Sakic would move to Colorado as part of the Nordiques relocation prior to the 1995/96 season. Sakic and the newly acquired Patrick Roy would lead the Avalanche to a Stanley Cup victory in their first season in Denver. Sakic’s 34 points in 22 playoff games earned him the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP. Sakic would continue to be a top performer on a strong Avalanche team that routinely went deep into the playoffs. In 2000/01, Sakic scored 54 goals, 118 points in 82 games. In the 2001 playoffs, Sakic followed this up 26 points in 21 games, captaining the Avalanche to their 2nd Stanley Cup. Sakic was a part of a historical hockey moment during the Stanley Cup presentation, as he gave the Stanley Cup to Ray Bourque (who won his 1st Stanley Cup after 22 NHL seasons), allowing Bourque to be the 1st to raise the Cup. Sakic would continue to play at a high level, including a 100 point season in 2006/07, for 8 more seasons before retiring at the end of the 2008/09 season. On the International Stage, Sakic appeared for Team Canada in the 1998 Olympics and Captained Team Canada at the 2006 Turin Olympics. Sakic won a Gold Medal at the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City. Sakic also won a Silver Medal at the 1996 World Cup of Hockey, a Gold Medal at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey and a Gold Medal at the 1988 World Junior Hockey Championship. Currently, Sakic is Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations for the Avalanche.

Derek Sanderson

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Known as “The Turk”, Derek Sanderson was drafted by the Boston Bruins in 1965. He played his first full season with them in 1967-1968 and won the Calder Trophy. He was known as a tough guy but was also considered the best two-way forward in the game. He won two Stanley Cups with Boston in 1970 and 1972 and embraced the new “swinger” look of the 70’s. Jumping to the WHA in 1972, Sanderson became the world’s highest paid athlete at $2.65 million. After only eight games, the Philadelphia Blazers bought out his contract and sent him back to the NHL. Sanderson was traded to the New York Rangers in 1974 and then bounced between St. Louis, Vancouver and Pittsburgh before retiring in 1978. After facing tremendous personal struggles, he is now an investment specialist in Boston and helps athletes properly manage their assets.

Glen Sather

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“Slats” was the most successful hockey executive of the 80’s. As coach and general manager of the Edmonton Oilers, he won the Stanley Cup five times between 1984 and 1990. Although he spent 10 years as a professional hockey player, it was as a coach that he shone. After resigning from the Oilers as a player (in the WHA) in 1977, Slats took over as their bench boss and bought a young phenom named Wayne Gretzky. When the Oilers joined the NHL in 1979, Sather became the GM and started to build his dynasty of stars. He has the best winning percentage in the playoffs of any pro coach and he led Team Canada to victory in the 1984 Canada Cup. He is currently President and GM of the New York Rangers.

Denis Savard

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Drafted third overall by the Chicago Blackhawks in 1980, Denis Savard scored 75 points as a rookie. The next year, he recorded 117 points and went on to hit the 100-point mark for the next five seasons including 131 points in 1988. After 10 seasons with the Blackhawks, Savard went to Montreal in exchange for Chris Chelios. Although his production slowed slightly, he still hit the 50-point mark in 1993 and won the Stanley Cup. The next year, he joined the Tampa Bay Lightning and then was reacquired by Chicago in 1995. A rejuvenated Savard helped the Blackhawks excel in the playoffs. He retiied after the 1996-1997 season and is now an assistant coach with Chicago.

Serge Savard

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Serge Savard played 17 seasons in the NHL, 15 of them with the Montreal Canadiens. Moving through their organization, Savard joined the major team in 1967-1968 and won the Stanley Cup in his rookie year. The next season, he won the Conn Smythe trophy and his second Cup. In fact, he would go on to win six more, despite suffering through several serious injuries throughout his career. He ‘retired’ in 1981 but returned for the next two seasons with the Winnipeg Jets. When he finally stopped playing in 1983, he became Montreal’s managing director. He eventually became the team’s general manager and engineered the Habs’ Cup victories in 1986 and 1993. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada and a successful entrepreneur.

Mark Scheifele

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The Jets made this Kitchener native Mark Scheifele; a centre with the Barrie Colts, their first selection in the 2011 NHL entry draft, selecting him seventh overall. Scheifele opted to forgo his commitment to Cornell University and instead decided to play in the OHL. Playing under head coach Dale Hawerchuk, Mark Scheifele currently is playing for the Barrie Colts. In November of 2010 Scheifele was honored by the Ontario Hockey League as the Academic Player of the Month for the month of October. At the 2011 Under-18 World Championships he was named one of Team Canada’s best players of the tournament after he recorded six goals and eight.

Al Secord

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Al Secord is a retired NHL player who played for 12 seasons in the NHL, he played for Boston, Chicago, Toronto and Philadelphia. Secord won a memorial cup in 1976 with the Hamilton Fincups of the OHA. In 1978 Secord was drafted 16th overall by the Boston Bruins, he made the team as a 20 year old rookie scoring 16 goals and adding 7 assists. In His third season in 1981he was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks where he had his most productive years in the NHL. In his first full season he scored 44 goals, he followed that season with a 54 goal season. Secord would reach the 40 goal mark one more time in his career 1985-86. In 1987 he was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs along with Ed Olczyk. He would spend two seasons in Toronto before being traded to Philadelphia in 1989. After the 1989 season Secord would sign with the Chicago Blackhawks and end his NHL career there. Secord is now a pilot with American Airlines.

Rod Seiling

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Originally in the Toronto Maple Leafs organization, Rod Seiling only played one game there before they relegated him to the minors in 1962. In 1964, he played for Team Canada in the Innsbruck Olympic games. When he returned to Canada, the Leafs traded Seiling to the Rangers where he spent the next ten seasons. A stay-at-home blue liner who made few mistakes, the Rangers exposed him in the 1967 Expansion draft and then traded back for him when he was chosen by St. Louis! In 1971-1972, he earned 41 points in 78 games and played for Canada in the Summit Series. In 1974, Washington claimed him off of waivers then traded him to Toronto. He played two seasons in Toronto, two more in St. Louis and then finished off his career in Atlanta, retiring in 1979.

Teemu Selanne

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A native of Helsinki, Finland, Teemu Selanne played 3 years of junior hockey in Jokerit’s development program, with his last season of junior in 1987/88 during which he scored 66 points in 33 games. This led to the Winnipeg Jets drafting Selanne with their 1st round pick, 10th overall in the 1988 NHL Draft. Selanne would then play 3 more seasons for Jokerit’s senior team competing in Finland’s top professional league before joining the Winnipeg Jets for the 1992/93 season. Selanne’s 1st NHL season was truly a magical one, as he set rookie records with 76 goals and 132 points.After 3 and a half seasons in Winnipeg, Selanne was traded to the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on February 6th, 1996. In Anaheim, Selanne was put on a line with a young left-winger named Paul Kariya. In parts of 6 seasons with the Mighty Ducks, Selanne scored more points than games played in 5 seasons, including 2 seasons of 51 and 52 goals in 1996/97 and 1997/98. On March 5th, 2001, the Mighty Ducks traded Selanne to the San Jose Sharks, where he would spend 2 and a half seasons before joining the Colorado Avalanche for the 2003/04 season. After a disappointing 2003/04 campaign followed by the 2005 NHL lockout, Selanne returned to Anaheim for the 2005/06 season. Selanne would bounce back from previous disappointing seasons, scoring 90 points in 80 games, claiming the Bill Masterson Memorial Trophy for his perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. The following season, Selanne would follow up with 94 points in 82 games, as Selanne and the Ducks would win the 2007 Stanley Cup, defeating the Ottawa Senators in 5 games. Selanne sat out the first half of the following season, contemplating retirement.Selanne ultimately retuned to the Ducks in January of 2008 and would finish the season strong with 23 points in 26 games. Selanne would continue to play at a high level for the Anaheim Ducks for 6 more seasons, before retiring after Anaheim was eliminated from the 2014 NHL playoffs at the age of 43. On the international stage, Selanne appeared for Finland at 6 Olympic Games, and is the all time leading scorer at the Olympics, with 43 points. Selanne and his wife Sirpa, have 4 children and reside in Orange County, California.

Jessica Shepley

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Born in Owen Sound, Ontario, Jessica Shepley began playing golf when she was 9 years old. A multisport athlete in high school, Shepley was a winner of the Ontario Secondary School Golf Championship and was MVP of both her school’s basketball and volleyball teams in 1998. Shepley attended the University of Tennessee on a golf scholarship, graduating in 2005 with a degree in journalism. Shepley turned professional and joined the Futures Tour in 2005. After finishing 7th on the Futures Tour money list in 2008, Shepley earned limited status on the LPGA in 2009. Shepley won her 1st tournament as a professional on July 24 2011, at The International at Concord at Beaver Meadow Golf Course in Concord, New Hampshire.

Martin Short

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An accomplished actor, writer, singer, producer and comedian, Martin Short is an expert in virtually all aspects of entertainment. The youngest of 5 children raised in Hamilton, Ontario, Short attended McMaster University, graduating in 1971 with a degree in social work. Initially intending to pursue a career in social work, Short became interested in a career in acting after casting in a Godspell play in Toronto. In 1977, Short joined the improvisation show SCTV. In 1984, Short joined the cast of Saturday Night Live, appearing in 18 episodes as a regular cast member. Throughout his television career, Short has also appeared on well known television shows such as Arrested Development, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Canada’s Got Talent and How I Met Your Mother. Short also hosted in own television show, The Martin Short Show, from 1999 to 2000. Short has 3 grown children and lives in Pacific Palisades, California.

Steve Shutt

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Steve Shutt was chosen fourth overall by Montreal in 1972. He won the Stanley Cup in his rookie season and then scored 30 goals the next season playing with Peter Mahovlich and Guy Lafleur. In 1976, he had 45 goals and won the first of four consecutive Cups, bringing Shutt’s total to five. The next year, Shutt played with Lafleur and Jacques Lemaire. They were so offensively dominant that the Habs established the best ever single season record of 60-8-12. Shutt led the league with 60 goals. He was traded to Los Angeles in 1984 and recorded 41 points in 59 games. However, Shutt had enough and retired. He has worked as a hockey commentator and coach and is currently active on the NHL alumni circuit.

Christine Simpson

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Originally the Marketing Manager of the Hockey Hall of Fame, Christine Simpson made the move to broadcasting in 1998, when she joined the newly formed Sportsnet (now Rogers Sportsnet). Since then, she has emerged as one of the most familiar television personalities in hockey, having covered the biggest games in hockey, such as the Stanley Cup Playoffs and the Olympic Game. In addition for her work with Rogers Sportsnet, Simpson has also done work in the United States with networks such as ABC, ESPN and Versus.