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Cam Neely

NHL Star Cam Neely

Profession: NHL Star


Biography: Played 13 seasons for the Vancouver Canucks and Boston Bruins. His success stemmed largely from his hard, accurate shot, quick release, and his willingness to engage in the more physical aspects of the game.

He was as devastating with his body checks and fists as he was with his goal scoring exploits, and became the archetype of the ultimate power forward.

Born: June 6, 1965
Birthplace: Comox, British Columbia, Canada
Age: 56 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini

Historical Events

  • 1991-05-03 Future Hockey HOF right wing Cam Neely injures knee on a cheap shot by Ulf Samuelsson in Wales Conference Finals; injury limits him to only 162 games for remainder of NHL career; retires at 31
  • 2010-06-16 Hockey HOF right wing Cam Neely is named President of his former team, the Boston Bruins

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