(March 8, 1971- )
Born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Drafted 32nd overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft
Defenseman for the Buffalo Sabres (1996-98), Nashville Predators (1998-2000), Pittsburgh Penguins (2000-01), Calgary Flames (2001-03), Carolina Hurricanes (2003-04) and the Colorado Avalanche (2004-06)
Co-owner, president & C.E.O of the Ontario Hockey League's Windsor Spitfires (2006- )
Head coach of the Windsor Spitfires
Assistant coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets (2010-2011)
Why he might be annoying
His nickname during his playing career was 'The Boogeyman.'
He was a journeyman player as his stints with teams lasted no longer then three seasons.
He was considered undersized as an enforcer.
Upon taking over ownership of the Windsor Spitfires, he appointed himself the team's head coach, despite the fact he had no coaching experience at any level.
He recorded over 1,300 career penalty minutes during the course of his NHL career.
Why he might not be annoying
He persevered by honing his craft in the minors before earning a roster spot with the Sabres.
He was a member of the inaugural Nashville Predators roster (1998-99).
He, along with Craig Conroy, served as the Flames co-captains (2001-03).
He, along with former teammate Warren Rychel, purchased his hometown Windsor Spitfires and returned the franchise to respectability, after years of frugal ownership.
He successfully rallied his team to a playoff berth, following the passing of the team's captain Mickey Renaud (2008).
He guided the Spitfires to the franchise's first two Memorial Cup championships (2009, 2010).
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Year In Review:
In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 5 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 9 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 12 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 14 Votes: 35.71% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 71 Votes: 59.15% Annoying
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