Getting to Know - Alexei Zhitnik

Thursday, 06.22.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / 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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AWAY
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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

2014-2015 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Bailey 2 1 2 1 3
R. Strome 2 2 0 1 2
B. Nelson 2 2 0 2 2
K. Okposo 2 1 1 1 2
J. Tavares 2 0 2 1 2
C. Clutterbuck 2 1 0 1 1
C. de Haan 2 0 1 0 1
M. Martin 2 0 1 0 1
L. Visnovsky 2 0 1 3 1
F. Nielsen 2 0 1 0 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 1 1 0 .917 2.52

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