Justin Abdelkader

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Birthday
25, 1987
Birthplace
Muskegon, MI
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
25, 1987 (age 31)
Birthplace
Muskegon, MI

About

NHL winger known for his toughness and all around hustle. He helped the Detroit Red Wings reach the Stanley Cup Finals in 2008-09, contributing two goals in two consecutive games.

Before Fame

He played college hockey for Michigan State University, scoring the game-winning goal against Boston College at the 2007 NCAA Championship game.

Trivia

He worked his way up from Detroit's bottom lines in his first years to the team's top lines where he began skating with Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg.

Family Life

He was born in Muskegon, Michigan.

Associated With

He was the first rookie to score goals in back to back Stanley Cup Finals games since Dino Ciccarelli in 1981.