Celebrity Players

 

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BRENDEN MORROW

Selected 25th overall by the Dallas Stars in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft, Morrow helped Portland capture a Memorial Cup title in 1999. Making his NHL debut in ‘00/’01. Brenden would play with for 13 seasons for the Stars before brief stints with the Pittsburgh Penguins, St. Louis Blues, and Tampa Bay Lightning. In March of 2016, Morrow would announce his retirement. Internationally, Morrow represents Canada, first winning a silver medal at the 1999 World Junior Championships with the junior team. He has also represented the senior Team Canada squad, most often at the Ice Hockey World Championships, winning a gold medal in 2004 and a silver medal in 2005. He also played for Canada at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey, which Canada won. Morrow was named to Canada’s roster for the 2010 Winter Olympics, where he scored two goals and added an assist in the tournament as Canada won gold.

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VERN FIDDLER

Vern is from Alberta Canada and played Junior hockey with the Kelowna Rockets & Medicine Hat Tigers of the WHL. He compiled 185 points during his 4-year junior career but still went undrafted by the NHL. Fiddler began his pro career in the ECHL and quickly moved to the AHL where he won a Calder Cup with the Milwaukee Admirals. His NHL career took off in Nashville in ‘06/’07 where Vern would play with the Predators for parts of 6 seasons. He would move onto play for Phoenix before arriving in Dallas, where he would become a team leader and serve as Alternate Captain and also be voted by his teammates to represent them for the King Clancy Award, given to the player “who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his community.” Fiddler would finish his career off by playing for NJ and return to Nashville before retiring in 2017. His career stats of 877 games played and 261 points for a player who went undrafted are a great accomplishment.

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CRAIG LUDWIG

Craig who hails from WI, was a walk on at the University of North Dakota where he won 2 NCAA Championships. Drafted by the Montreal Canadiens 61st overall in the 1980 Entry Draft. He quickly became known for his shot blocking and shut down Defense. Craig would win a Stanley Cup with the Habs and move on to play for NY Islanders then onto Minnesota. He would move with the club to Dallas and win the CUP with the Stars serving as an Alternate Captain. Craig is a member of the Wisconsin Hockey Hall of Fame and played 1433 total games in the NHL.