Dale Hunter

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Birthday
31, 1960
Birthplace
Petrolia, Canada
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
31, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
Petrolia, Canada

About

NHL center who both played for and coached the Washington Capitals. He originally entered the NHL as the 41st overall pick of the Quebec Nordiques in the 1979 draft.

Before Fame

He quickly became known for his professionalism: he was always courteous to his teammates and always on time for every event.

Trivia

He was less kind to his opponents; he was suspended for 21 games for a vicious check of the New York Islanders star, Pierre Turgeon.

Family Life

He grew up around the town of Petrolia, in Ontario, Canada.

Associated With

He was traded to the Washington Capitals for the rights to a first-round draft pick, who turned out to be Joe Sakic.