ST. LOUIS -- Doug Weight doesn't have any regrets.
The former St. Louis Blues center returned to the Gateway City on Wednesday in his new role as an assistant coach with the New York Islanders, in advance of Thursday night's game at Scottrade Center.
The memories just come flooding back for the 42-year-old. He spent parts of six seasons (beginning in 2001-02 and ending in 2007...
Doug Weight recalled his father putting him on skates at the age of 2 because he could barely walk because of a childhood condition that relegated him to wearing braces on his legs.
''He started putting me on the ice to strengthen them at the suggestion from a doctor,'' he said.
Weight said it wasn't a pretty sight at the rink in St. Clair Shores, Mich.
''I looked like Forrest...
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December 02, 2013