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Rod Brind'Amour

Ice hockey player from Canada

Rod Brind'Amour Roderic Jean Brind'Amour (born August 9, 1970) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the St. Louis Blues, Philadelphia Flyers and Carolina Hurricanes. He captained the Hurricanes to the franchise's first Stanley Cup championship in 2006. He now acts as their assistant coach and development coach. Born in Ottawa but raised in Prince Rupert and Campbell River, British Columbia, Brind'Amour was drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the first round (ninth overall) of the 1988 NHL Entry Draft. Brind'Amour played the next season at Michigan State University. Brind'Amour became well known for working out constantly, earning the nickname "Rod the Bod". During his time at Michigan State, Brind'Amour would go from a game directly into the weight room where he would undertake a strenuous workout. His coach at the time said that Brind'Amour's workouts became so intense that they would turn the lights out on him, and when that failed to work, they would padlock the room. At the conclusion of the collegiate hockey season, Brind'Amour joined the Blues during the 1989 NHL playoffs. He made his debut in game 5 of the Blues'  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1970-08-09
Place of birth
Ottawa
Nationality
Canada
Spouse(s)
Amy Biedenbach Brind'Amour Kelle Brind'Amour
Profession
Ice hockey player

Education

Institution From To
Michigan State University

Athlete facts

Sports
Ice Hockey

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