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Central Division Preview- Will Winnipeg White-Out Return?

By @GreekGoalie35 The 1995-96 season was a much different time in the NHL. Doug Weight scored 104 points, the Florida Panthers made it to the Stanley Cup Final, Jim Carey won the Vezina Trophy, Jaromir Jagr still looked like a poodle, and the Nashville Arena/GEC/Sommet Center/Bridgestone Arena was still under construction for possible use as the Sacramento Kings new home. ...
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Farewell to the Nassau Coliseum: Day 93

The countdown to the final regular season game at the Nassau Coliseum continues. Only one Islander has worn the number 93 and he is one of the 14 men to ever captain the team. Doug Weight joined the Islanders in the twilight of his career and over three seasons, actually only appeared in 107 games, but his veteran presence was needed on such a young, inexperienced roster. Drafted...
Via Islanders Insight
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Blue Doug Weight: '2003 is something that haunts me'

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...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Longtime friends Weight, Guerin's enter U.S. hockey hall together

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...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

US Hockey Hall of Fame inducts Weight and Guerin

Doug Weight recalls his father putting him on skates at the age of 2 because he could barely walk due to a childhood condition that relegated him to wearing braces on his legs. Four decades later, Weight was inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. The two-time Stanley Cup champion, three-time Olympian and four-time NHL All-Star was inducted Monday night at the Motor City Casino...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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