"If you give him a shot, he came right back at you. I got to know him during our time together at Hockey Night at the Boston Garden, which was a summer program for the top high school players.

But as he recalls in Inside Pitch, Glavine was also a top hockey prospect.

However, he’s always maintained a connection to hockey and I’m optimistic that Swayze would be able to cover up for Perry getting caught out of position.

"He had the size, vision and he had that edge," Ferreira said.

World Series champion (1995) Glavine captured the World Series MVP trophy. Copyright (c) 2016. Rounding out the line is Michael J. He was a four-year member of the honor roll and the National Honor Society. We only use official stats. It’s not hard to imagine. Glavine attended Billerica Memorial High School, where he was an excellent student and a letterman in ice hockey as well as baseball. He played with an edge.". We lost in the semifinals of the Division I state hockey tournament two years in a row, but that wasn't important.

In a strange sort of way I'm glad it didn't work out, because who knows how my life would have changed if I had gone that route?

Learn more about them from these League History pages. I mentioned before that hockey was my first love.

While Glavine is clearly the star, Lavigne and Kitsch should both have some finishing ability while Glavine absorbs pressure. I felt that way in baseball whenever I faced a great hitter like Barry Bonds or Tony Gwynn.

Not bad. The rest of the first line is rounded out with Avril Lavigne, who played hockey through her youth, and Taylor Kitsch, who once played in the BCHL. Bob decided I needed a little relief and set up a little practice session for me.

I played center and I was facing off against Jon Morris, who was always battling me for the top-scorer spot.

© 2020 USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, LLC.

Author’s note: sure, some of these may be stretches, but there aren’t a ton of hockey players out there, so hang in there with me.

The Bruins had Bobby Orr, the greatest hockey player of all time, Espo, Ken Hodge, Wayne Cashman, and all those colorful players. He probably thought I would change my mind and go back to hockey after I tried pro ball, and maybe there were times along the way I felt that way, but never seriously. The power forward nicely fills our last opening at center. 1. Early in my baseball career, and even now occasionally, I'd be facing a tough hitter and I'd think, I wish I could just slam this guy into the boards!

According to Eliteprospects, he once said “I was never really talented hockey player, I didn’t have hockey sense, I was fast and I’d say I was elusive.” Fast and elusive is still good enough for a spot on a third line made of a bunch of wily old veterans of the game. Available for purchase from the publisher, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and iTunes.

He reportedly also still occasionally plays adult league hockey out in Burbank, California. One of the greatest pitchers of his generation, Tom Glavine allowed just one hit against Cleveland in Game 6 of the 1995 World Series as the Braves won 1–0 to clinch Atlanta's first, and only, World Series title. Let’s put the star cornerback’s quote from 2018 to the test, because why not. Everybody would come.

As with Ice Hockey Wiki, the text of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License 3.0 (Unported) (CC-BY-SA). Moving to the right wing, Vancouver native Michael Bublé has said on more than one occasion that, were he better at hockey as a kid, his music would never have existed. 2 time National League Cy Young Award (1991, 1998)

However, when I found out that actor Cuba Gooding Jr. played with Bruckheimer on Bruckheimer’s own rink, they both had to bring that chemistry to my roster. I got to play with extraordinarily talented hockey players and participated two years in what we called the Super Series against the best high school players from Minnesota. In recent weeks, there’s been an outpouring of interest in celebrities who played hockey. And, lucky enough for you, I took the time and decided, with my extremely limited knowledge of celebrities, who would crack the celebrity all-star hockey roster.

I was definitely more of a hockey fan than a baseball fan. I knew in order to make it in the NHL, I would have had to gain some weight and strength. But I'll take what I have now, thank you. So I became a forward. He's the class of the league.". As a child before he began terrorizing NFL offenses, Watt played travel hockey in Wisconsin and even played in tournaments over in Germany.

We won the second and third games 6–2 and 8–0. It was close to home and they were pretty good about letting me play both baseball and hockey at a Division I program.

Blum played college hockey for Michigan before eventually making the jump to the NHL; it’s probably a safe bet that his defensive partner growing up was a pretty darn good player too.

Tom Barrasso, who played at Acton-Boxborough and went on to become one of the best goalies in the NHL, came up big for us. We were sluggish in the first couple of games but we won the series.

Submit changes (incorrect DOB, missing stats, incorrect stats, social media links etc) using a web form and we will review your update request within 24 hours and update accordingly. Published by Triumph Books. The Minnesota team was a huge favorite, but we beat them 14–3 in the first game, outshooting them 72–23. Meanwhile, they were going to keep their eye on me and watch my progress. Member of Atlanta Braves (1987–2002), New York Mets (2003–2007) and Atlanta Braves (2008) In baseball, he led his team to the Division I North Title and the Eastern Massachusetts Championship as a senior.

After growing up playing in Toronto, the actor earned an OHL tryout with the Windsor Spitfires, but suffered an injury from which he could not continue his major junior hockey pursuits. We had a long schedule in Billerica Youth Hockey -- probably close to 100 games a year.

He ended up going to school and playing for De La Salle College, taking team MVP honors and garnering the nickname “The Wall.”. But there were 21 NHL teams then, meaning an early fourth-round pick in 1984 would be like an early third-round pick in today's 30-team NHL. ), T-Plush/Nyjer Morgan/whatever he wants to be called on any given day. All rights reserved. With this line, I’m confident that Glavine is going to open up space and time for his teammates.

Central Collegiate Hockey Assn. The award was a thrill because it was presented during a game at the old Boston Garden with all the Celtics and Bruins banners hanging high in the rafters. Or I'd go over to the pond down the street or to Nuttings Lake. I was the 69th player taken, 68 slots behind Mario Lemieux.

Follow Nick Cafardo on Twitter @nickcafardo. In addition to Mario Lemieux being taken first overall, Patrick Roy was chosen in the third round, Brett Hull in the sixth, and Luc Robitaille in the ninth. Even after Glavine said he was picking baseball, the Los Angeles Kings still drafted him 69th overall, ahead of future Hockey Hall of Famer Luc Robitaille (171st). "He was a skilled player and anyone with that kind of athletic ability, you could easily project would do well in hockey," McNab said. I scored 22 points in three games and played on a line with Ken Hodge Jr., who went on to play in the NHL, and Mike Kelfer, drafted by the New Jersey Devils. I thought about it even more around the time that Wayne Gretzky was traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings. From some recent clips, including one where the SNL cast and Kevin Hart all skated on Rockefeller Plaza, he can still clearly skate.

I've never seen anyone do that to Jon. Talk about a line that nobody would ever want to play against.

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Mr. Vachon was actually a little annoyed that we hadn't told him I was playing baseball, telling my mother, "We're going to keep an eye on him. He had come to watch Game 6, and meeting him was a small consolation for losing the World Series. In fact, his whole family has a hockey background. You met him and he was an impressive guy.".

"If you give him a shot, he came right back at you. I got to know him during our time together at Hockey Night at the Boston Garden, which was a summer program for the top high school players.

But as he recalls in Inside Pitch, Glavine was also a top hockey prospect.

However, he’s always maintained a connection to hockey and I’m optimistic that Swayze would be able to cover up for Perry getting caught out of position.

"He had the size, vision and he had that edge," Ferreira said.

World Series champion (1995) Glavine captured the World Series MVP trophy. Copyright (c) 2016. Rounding out the line is Michael J. He was a four-year member of the honor roll and the National Honor Society. We only use official stats. It’s not hard to imagine. Glavine attended Billerica Memorial High School, where he was an excellent student and a letterman in ice hockey as well as baseball. He played with an edge.". We lost in the semifinals of the Division I state hockey tournament two years in a row, but that wasn't important.

In a strange sort of way I'm glad it didn't work out, because who knows how my life would have changed if I had gone that route?

Learn more about them from these League History pages. I mentioned before that hockey was my first love.

While Glavine is clearly the star, Lavigne and Kitsch should both have some finishing ability while Glavine absorbs pressure. I felt that way in baseball whenever I faced a great hitter like Barry Bonds or Tony Gwynn.

Not bad. The rest of the first line is rounded out with Avril Lavigne, who played hockey through her youth, and Taylor Kitsch, who once played in the BCHL. Bob decided I needed a little relief and set up a little practice session for me.

I played center and I was facing off against Jon Morris, who was always battling me for the top-scorer spot.

© 2020 USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, LLC.

Author’s note: sure, some of these may be stretches, but there aren’t a ton of hockey players out there, so hang in there with me.

The Bruins had Bobby Orr, the greatest hockey player of all time, Espo, Ken Hodge, Wayne Cashman, and all those colorful players. He probably thought I would change my mind and go back to hockey after I tried pro ball, and maybe there were times along the way I felt that way, but never seriously. The power forward nicely fills our last opening at center. 1. Early in my baseball career, and even now occasionally, I'd be facing a tough hitter and I'd think, I wish I could just slam this guy into the boards!

According to Eliteprospects, he once said “I was never really talented hockey player, I didn’t have hockey sense, I was fast and I’d say I was elusive.” Fast and elusive is still good enough for a spot on a third line made of a bunch of wily old veterans of the game. Available for purchase from the publisher, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and iTunes.

He reportedly also still occasionally plays adult league hockey out in Burbank, California. One of the greatest pitchers of his generation, Tom Glavine allowed just one hit against Cleveland in Game 6 of the 1995 World Series as the Braves won 1–0 to clinch Atlanta's first, and only, World Series title. Let’s put the star cornerback’s quote from 2018 to the test, because why not. Everybody would come.

As with Ice Hockey Wiki, the text of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License 3.0 (Unported) (CC-BY-SA). Moving to the right wing, Vancouver native Michael Bublé has said on more than one occasion that, were he better at hockey as a kid, his music would never have existed. 2 time National League Cy Young Award (1991, 1998)

However, when I found out that actor Cuba Gooding Jr. played with Bruckheimer on Bruckheimer’s own rink, they both had to bring that chemistry to my roster. I got to play with extraordinarily talented hockey players and participated two years in what we called the Super Series against the best high school players from Minnesota. In recent weeks, there’s been an outpouring of interest in celebrities who played hockey. And, lucky enough for you, I took the time and decided, with my extremely limited knowledge of celebrities, who would crack the celebrity all-star hockey roster.

I was definitely more of a hockey fan than a baseball fan. I knew in order to make it in the NHL, I would have had to gain some weight and strength. But I'll take what I have now, thank you. So I became a forward. He's the class of the league.". As a child before he began terrorizing NFL offenses, Watt played travel hockey in Wisconsin and even played in tournaments over in Germany.

We won the second and third games 6–2 and 8–0. It was close to home and they were pretty good about letting me play both baseball and hockey at a Division I program.

Blum played college hockey for Michigan before eventually making the jump to the NHL; it’s probably a safe bet that his defensive partner growing up was a pretty darn good player too.

Tom Barrasso, who played at Acton-Boxborough and went on to become one of the best goalies in the NHL, came up big for us. We were sluggish in the first couple of games but we won the series.

Submit changes (incorrect DOB, missing stats, incorrect stats, social media links etc) using a web form and we will review your update request within 24 hours and update accordingly. Published by Triumph Books. The Minnesota team was a huge favorite, but we beat them 14–3 in the first game, outshooting them 72–23. Meanwhile, they were going to keep their eye on me and watch my progress. Member of Atlanta Braves (1987–2002), New York Mets (2003–2007) and Atlanta Braves (2008) In baseball, he led his team to the Division I North Title and the Eastern Massachusetts Championship as a senior.

After growing up playing in Toronto, the actor earned an OHL tryout with the Windsor Spitfires, but suffered an injury from which he could not continue his major junior hockey pursuits. We had a long schedule in Billerica Youth Hockey -- probably close to 100 games a year.

He ended up going to school and playing for De La Salle College, taking team MVP honors and garnering the nickname “The Wall.”. But there were 21 NHL teams then, meaning an early fourth-round pick in 1984 would be like an early third-round pick in today's 30-team NHL. ), T-Plush/Nyjer Morgan/whatever he wants to be called on any given day. All rights reserved. With this line, I’m confident that Glavine is going to open up space and time for his teammates.

Central Collegiate Hockey Assn. The award was a thrill because it was presented during a game at the old Boston Garden with all the Celtics and Bruins banners hanging high in the rafters. Or I'd go over to the pond down the street or to Nuttings Lake. I was the 69th player taken, 68 slots behind Mario Lemieux.

Follow Nick Cafardo on Twitter @nickcafardo. In addition to Mario Lemieux being taken first overall, Patrick Roy was chosen in the third round, Brett Hull in the sixth, and Luc Robitaille in the ninth. Even after Glavine said he was picking baseball, the Los Angeles Kings still drafted him 69th overall, ahead of future Hockey Hall of Famer Luc Robitaille (171st). "He was a skilled player and anyone with that kind of athletic ability, you could easily project would do well in hockey," McNab said. I scored 22 points in three games and played on a line with Ken Hodge Jr., who went on to play in the NHL, and Mike Kelfer, drafted by the New Jersey Devils. I thought about it even more around the time that Wayne Gretzky was traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings. From some recent clips, including one where the SNL cast and Kevin Hart all skated on Rockefeller Plaza, he can still clearly skate.

I've never seen anyone do that to Jon. Talk about a line that nobody would ever want to play against.

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