Jordin Tootoo

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Birthday
2, 1983
Birthplace
Churchill, Canada
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1983 (age 39)
Birthplace
Churchill, Canada

About

NHL right winger who became the first Inuit player in the league. He spent eight seasons with the Nashville Predators before signing with the Detroit Red Wings in 2012. In 2016, he signed with the Chicago Blackhawks, which was the final team he played on. 

Before Fame

He was selected 98th overall in the 2001 NHL Draft and made his debut during the 2003-04 season for the Predators.

Trivia

He began wearing the number 22 as a play on his last name. He played on 4 different teams throughout his professional career. 

Family Life

He married Jennifer Salvaggio in 2014, and they have daughters named Siena and Avery. His mother is of Ukrainian descent, and his father is an Inuit Native from Canada.

Associated With

He joined All-Star center Pavel Datsyuk on the Red Wings in 2012.