Message To Hollywood; You Just Witnessed Hockey’s Version Of Rudy

Posted: 18th September 2009 by Fraser Elliott in NHL
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On Sept. 17, 2009, over 10 years after Theo Fleury was traded to the Colorado Avalanche, the littlest superstar in NHL history made his comeback to the game, on the same ice that his career began 20 years ago. With his demons and the allegations of his past, Fleury became a 1,000 points man in the NHL and won a Stanley Cup in 1989.  Most experts said that Fleury would never play a game in the NHL and he proved them all wrong.  He played for Team Canada, internationally, and became one of the biggest pests in NHL history. What Flames Fan's will always remember the most about No. 14, was his game-winning goal in game six of the Smythe Division Semi-Final series against the Edmonton Oilers and his subsequent celebration, are now part of hockey history.  Before the game las ...

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