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Getting to Know - Alexei Zhitnik

Thursday, 06.22.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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Getting to Know - Alexei Zhitnik

Alexei Zhitnik was born on October 10, 1972 in Kiev, Ukraine. He made his NHL debut on October 6, 1992 when his Los Angles Kings played the Calgary Flames. Called "Z" by his teammates and friends, Alexei will be entering his 14th season in the NHL in 2006-07.

ALEXEI'S FAVORITE THINGS

Food: Pasta
Movie: Whatever is on Pay-Per-View
TV Show: Jay Leno
Color: Black
Restaurant: Nabo
Vacation Spot: Florida
Book: DaVinci Code
Car: Mercedes
Board Game: Chess


THE POP CULTURE CHALLENGE

Ever purchased an SI Swimsuit magazine? No
How old were you on your first date? 14
Guilty Pleasure TV show? Fear Factor
Instant or text message with other NHL players? Nope
What type of cell phone do you have? The Motorola Razr
Watch the Sopranos? Yes
TiVo anything? Not yet
Hulk Hogan or Rick Flair? Hulk is better
Lifehouse, Ashley Simpson or Billy Joel? I guess Lighthouse
Family Guy or Entourage? Family Guy
Thinks Brad and Angelina will last? Not a chance
Have you or will you read the Islanders yearbook? Yes
Mets or Yankees? Yankees
Jets or Giants? Jets
Like the color orange? Yes
TSN.ca or ESPN.com? TSN.ca
Like the shootouts?   Yeah, but only if we win
Thinks the NHL should send players to the Olympics? Yes
Watch reruns of Full House? Yeah
Watch Desperate Housewives? Yeah
What do you like best about the Nassau Coliseum? The history
Do you think moustaches can make a comeback? I hope not
Like my picture in the Islanders' media guide? Yeah, it's decent
Who has the best nickname on the team? Me... Z
Figure Skaters: Sasha Cohen, Emily Hughes or Tanith Belbin (Ice Dancing)? Emily Hughes
Winter or Summer Olympics? Winter
Nicest arena outside of Long Island? Los Angeles
Saved By The Bell or Family Matters (AKA, that show with Urkel)? Saved By the Bell
Bugs Bunny or Kermit the Frog? Bugs
Disney World or Disney Land? The one in Florida

 

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SCHEDULE

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AWAY
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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 64 41 18 5 172 142 87
2 NYR 63 39 17 7 197 155 85
3 NYI 65 41 21 3 207 182 85
4 TBL 65 39 20 6 213 171 84
5 DET 62 36 15 11 182 160 83
6 PIT 63 36 18 9 182 158 81
7 WSH 65 35 20 10 193 162 80
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 64 28 23 13 156 181 69
10 OTT 62 28 23 11 176 167 67
11 PHI 64 27 25 12 170 186 66
12 NJD 64 27 27 10 144 165 64
13 TOR 64 26 33 5 173 195 57
14 CBJ 63 26 33 4 163 201 56
15 CAR 62 24 31 7 144 167 55
16 BUF 64 19 40 5 123 215 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 65 30 35 4 65
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 65 14 28 23 42
B. Nelson 65 17 20 7 37
F. Nielsen 65 11 25 13 36
A. Lee 59 21 13 13 34
J. Bailey 53 13 19 11 32
J. Boychuk 55 7 23 14 30
N. Leddy 65 8 18 16 26
T. Hamonic 55 4 21 16 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 33 13 1 .911 2.47
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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