Athlete Profile

Theoren Fleury
Right winger
Born: Oxbow, Sask.
DOB: June 29, 1968 (33). Height: 5-6, Weight: 180. Shoots: Right. NHL team: New York Rangers.
International history: Member of Canada's 1998 Olympic team. Won silver medal in 1996 World Cup of hockey. Won gold medal in 1991 Canada Cup and silver medal at 1991 world championships. Captained 1988 gold-medal winning world junior championship team.
What he brings: Energy and feistiness, he can galvanize his team with his chirpy demeanor and deep-rooted will to win. The smallest player on the team, he has excellent first-step acceleration and a deceivingly quick and accurate wrist shot.
Career highlights: Won a Stanley Cup with Calgary in 1989. Played in eight NHL All-Star games and made the second all-star team twice (1995 and 1996). Holds NHL records for best plus-minus in a single game (plus-9 vs. San Jose on Feb. 10, 1993) and most shorthanded goals in a game (Mar. 3, 1993).