Saturday, March 7, 2009

Pittsburgh Penguins

FULL NAME: William Robert Guerin
BIRTHPLACE: Worchester, Massachusetts
COLLEGE: Boston College (2 years)
POSITION: Forward (Right Wing)
DRAFTED: 5th overall by the NJ Devils in 1989
TRADED: to Edmonton on January 4, 1998; Boston on November 15, 2000; San Jose on February 27, 2007; Pittsburgh on March 4, 2009
SIGNED: as a free agent by Dallas on July 3, 2002; St. Louis on July 3, 2006; NY Islander on July 5, 2007

won the Stanley Cup in 1995 with the NJ Devils; won the gold medal playing in the World Cup of Hockey; named to NHL Second All-Star Team in 2002; represented the US in the 2002 Winter Olympics (won silver medal) - represented the US in a total of three Olympics; played in NHL All-Star Game in 2001 (also named MVP), 2003, 2004, 2007; served as the NY Islanders Captain since 2007

Season Highlights (2008-2009)
  • recorded his 800th career point on March 5th with the Penguins (making him the 14th US-born player to do so)
  • led the Islanders with 16 goals and 181 shots
  • scored his 400th NHL goal on December 26th vs. Toronto becoming the eighth American-born player and 79th NHL player to reach 400 career goals
Other Hottie FACTORS:
He's had at least one fight in each season (and / or post-season) <-- CLICK to see fight card -- since his rookie year 1991-1992; his most recent fight was against Ryan Malone on February 7, 2009 defending a teammate (CLICK HERE TO WATCH)!!

1 comment:

Life_As_A_Redhead said...

This may be dumb to admit, but I sure don't remember him as a Star.

AND HE FIGHTS!! (swoon)