Guerin is the son of a Nicaraguan mother and an American father, and he's regarded as the NHL's first player of Hispanic heritage. He's also a two-time Stanley Cup winner and was a member of the United States team that won the first World Cup of Hockey in 1996.
The native of Worcester, Massachusetts, excelled as a power forward for Springfield of the New England Junior Hockey League and was selected by the New Jersey Devils in the first round (No. 5) of the 1989 NHL Draft. After two seasons at Boston College and one with the United States National Team, culminating in an appearance at the 1992 Albertville Olympics, Guerin joined the Devils and made his NHL debut on Feb. 20, 1992.