• After being cut from two Eastern Junior Hockey League team’s last summer, Stolarz earned a spot with the North American Hockey League's Corpus Christi IceRays. He was able to turn his season around, finishing with 23 wins, a 2.84 goals-against average, three shutouts and a .920 save percentage in 50 games.
• He became a goalie following in the footsteps of his older brother, Todd and he played his minor hockey with the Atlantic Youth Hockey League and the Empire Junior Hockey League.
NHL team: New Jersey Devils NHL player: Martin Brodeur Goal celebration: Bow and arrow Video game: Call of Duty TV show: Entourage Actor: Mark Wahlberg Cartoon character: Family Guy Restaurant: Buffalo Wild Wings Sport (other than hockey): Golf Place to visit: Batman
You forget how good [Nieuwendyk] was. You hear the points and stuff and you almost forget until they kind of walk you through his career, and that was really cool for me. I might have felt it a little more than some of the other guys because he was one of my favorites growing up, but that was very cool and I'm honored to have been a part of it. I had chills the entire ceremony.
— Calgary's Joe Colborne on the "Forever a Flame" ceremony for Joe Nieuwendyk