Rick Vaive played in the NHL from 1979-1992 as a right-wing shooter and is best remembered as the first 50 goal scorer for the Toronto Maple Leafs. He entered the NHL in 1979 after being selected 5th overall by the Vancouver Canucks, after an impressive junior career with the Sherbrooke Castors. … [Read more...]
NHL alumni players participating in the Rick Vaive Celebrity Hockey Classic
The following players are confirmed to be participating in this year's Rick Vaive Celebrity Hockey Classic. Players are subject to change based on availability. Stayed tuned as we will be announcing more players each week.
Al Iafrate is a retired American professional ice hockey defenseman who played in the National Hockey League between 1984 and 1998 after being selected 4th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft. He played 799 career NHL games over twelve NHL seasons, scoring 152 goals and … [Read more...]
Mike Krushelnyski learned the fundamentals of the game in his hometown Montreal, which lead to an NHL career of almost 900 games. Drafted by Boston in 1979, he spent two years in the organization before joining full time in 1982-83. He scored 23 goals and 65 points in his rookie season and quickly … [Read more...]
Tom Fergus played junior hockey for the Peterborough Petes, and was selected 60th overall by the Boston Bruins in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft where he played until he was dealt to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1986. Fergus immediately became Toronto's top centre and set a new career high with 31 goals in … [Read more...]
Ric Nattress played for five different teams and over 500 regular season games. In 1980, he was drafted 27th overall by the Montreal Canadiens, but made his pro debut at the Calder Cup playing 5 playoff games. Ric was traded to the St. Louis Blues in the 1985-86 season, which gave him a career … [Read more...]