The 10 Most Successful Hockey Families in NHL History

Posted: 12th September 2009 by Warren Shaw in NHL
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Hockey has always been a different kind of sport than baseball, basketball or football. As children boys and girls who excell spend a lot of time together in the car or van with their parents driving to hockey games and spending the weekend in hotels. Consequently a lot of kids tend to follow siblings onto the rink; many played on the same team. In Canada and in the United States it is common th see family members on the rink skating as teammates. The NHL has many famous family acts that have added to its legend throughout the years. We have listed the ten most succsessful, but there are many honorable mentions. Eric and Brett Lindros, Joe and Jim Watson, Barkley and Bob Plager, Larry and Jim Playfair, Marcel and Gilbert Dionne, and a host of others. We even included a first runners u ...

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