SHARE
Round 2
Round 3
Stanley Cup Final

Former NHL player wins 'Amazing Race'

Sunday, 05.05.2013 / 10:29 PM / News

NHL.com

Share with your Friends


Former NHL player wins 'Amazing Race'
Former Carolina Hurricanes forward Bates Battaglia and his brother are $1 million richer. Battaglia and his brother Anthony were victorious in the CBS reality show "The Amazing Race," which aired its finale Sunday.

Former Carolina Hurricanes forward Bates Battaglia and his brother are $1 million richer.

Battaglia and his brother, Anthony Battaglia, were victorious in the CBS reality show "The Amazing Race," which aired its finale Sunday.

Bates Battaglia, 37, spent nine seasons in the NHL with Carolina, the Colorado Avalanche, Washington Capitals and Toronto Maple Leafs. He was originally drafted by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the sixth round (No. 132) of the 1994 NHL Entry Draft.

Anthony Battaglia, 33, also plays professional hockey. He appeared in 25 games this season for the Huntsville Havoc (SPHL), tallying five goals and nine assists.

The brothers rode over 30,000 miles to win the show, with the final leg taking place in Washington, D.C.

Quote of the Day

I was going nuts and I saw [Subban], he was going crazy, and the ref had no idea where to go. [Subban] was skating to me, and I was skating to him and the ref was right in between us and I don't know, I kind of hit him pretty hard, I thought, but those were some emotions and I'm pretty sure he understands that.

— Montreal forward Alex Galchenyuk on the celebration following his OT goal against Ottawa in Game 2