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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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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
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16 TOR 52 19 24 9 120 144 47

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2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
K. Okposo 50 15 27 -9 42
J. Tavares 49 19 22 -3 41
F. Nielsen 52 15 19 -1 34
B. Nelson 52 20 11 0 31
M. Grabovski 52 9 15 2 24
J. Bailey 51 9 15 5 24
A. Lee 52 8 15 1 23
N. Leddy 52 3 20 -8 23
R. Strome 41 6 14 -5 20
C. Clutterbuck 51 11 4 6 15
 
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J. Halak 13 11 4 .918 2.27
T. Greiss 14 6 2 .929 2.26
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