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...
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.
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago
The United States Hockey Hall of Fame added five new members to its esteemed group on Monday with the induction of the 2013 class.
Chief among the class members are a pair of longtime NHL players in Doug Weight and Bill Guerin. Joining them with their inductions were Carolina Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos Jr., Women's National Team star Cindy Curley and long-time college coach...
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
10 days ago
The U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame chose to hold its 2013 inductions at Detroit's MotorCity Casino for three very important reasons--Plymouth Whalers and Carolina Hurricanes owner and Compuware Hockey founder Peter Karmanos, legendary Michigan State University coach Ron Mason and Warren's Doug Weight are among this year's induction class's headliners.
The Free Press&...
Doug Weight, Bill Guerin, Peter Karmanos, Ron Mason and Cindy Curley are headed for the United States Hockey Hall of Fame.
USA Hockey made the announcement Thursday.
Guerin was a two-time Stanley Cup champion and four-time NHL All-Star during his career. He and Weight helped the U.S. win silver at the 2002 Olympics. Weight won a Stanley Cup and was a four-time NHL All-Star.
This year’s U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame class is a doozy.
Headlining this year’s group to be honored are former NHL stars Bill Guerin and Doug Weight. Both are Stanley Cup winners (Guerin twice Weight once) and each played in three Olympics for Team USA. Overall Weight represented America at nine international events while Guerin did so at seven.
Both players were also college...
Doug Weight will fill in as the New York Islanders interim coach for their game at Buffalo on Tuesday night, filling in for Jack Capuano who is sick with the flu.
Capuano traveled with the team to Buffalo following the Islanders' 6-0 home loss to Ottawa on Monday afternoon. He was too ill to attend the Islanders skate Tuesday morning, and remained at the team hotel for the game...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2012
Uniondale, NY -- It was over a year ago that Doug Weight last suited and hit the ice in a New York Islanders uniform. These days, Weight still suits up; just now he’s in a suit and tie heads behind the bench.
It has been an adjustment for the 22-year NHL pro, but he’s found a new respect for what the coaches do.
“I have a newfound respect for coaches,” Weight said following...
The Islanders were not too pleased with the officials following Friday night’s 5-3 loss to the Maple Leafs. Several missed calls and a phantom diving call on John Tavares after he had been crosschecked in the face really grinded the gears of the Islanders. Non-more so than Isles assistant coach Doug Weight.
After the officials announced the diving call on Tavares at 16:59 Doug...