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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

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 51 32 15 4 166 133 68
2 MTL 48 32 13 3 128 108 67
3 DET 50 29 12 9 149 129 67
4 NYI 49 32 16 1 158 139 65
5 PIT 49 28 13 8 145 125 64
6 BOS 50 27 16 7 134 124 61
7 NYR 47 28 15 4 139 112 60
8 WSH 49 25 14 10 144 125 60
9 FLA 47 21 16 10 115 132 52
10 PHI 51 22 22 7 140 151 51
11 OTT 48 20 19 9 136 136 49
12 TOR 51 22 25 4 144 156 48
13 NJD 50 19 22 9 113 138 47
14 CBJ 48 21 24 3 120 151 45
15 CAR 49 17 26 6 105 129 40
16 BUF 50 14 33 3 94 179 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 49 23 25 -1 48
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 49 9 25 15 34
B. Nelson 49 15 16 5 31
F. Nielsen 49 9 18 4 27
J. Boychuk 39 4 21 15 25
J. Bailey 37 8 14 7 22
N. Leddy 49 7 14 13 21
N. Kulemin 49 11 9 0 20
A. Lee 43 13 5 6 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 26 10 0 .912 2.42
C. Johnson 6 6 0 .865 3.43

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