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Getting to know... Tom Poti

Thursday, 12.28.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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Getting to know... Tom Poti

Tom Poti was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on March 22, 1977. He grew up with his parents, Emil and Maureen, and his two older sisters, Christine and Colleen. While playing for Boston University, Tom starred on defense and helped lead the Terriers to the NCAA title game in 1997. Tom was drafted in the third round of the 1996 NHL Entry Draft by the Edmonton Oilers and earned a spot on the NHL All-Rookie team following the 1998-99 season.

 

POP CULTURE CHALLENGE

Green Day or Eminem? Eminem
Mets or Yankees? Yankees
Jets or Giants? Giants
Like the color orange? Yes
What actor would play you in a movie? Kevin Costner
If you could have dinner with two people who would they be? George W. Bush and Tiger Woods
Like the Shootout? No
If you didn't play hockey, what would you be? Police Officer/Firefighter (anything that helps people)
What event in history would you like to have been a part of: Live in the Wild West
XM or Sirius Satelite Radio
? XM
If you had a billion dollars, what would be the first thing you would buy? An island
Coke or Pepsi? Sprite
Batman or Superman? Superman

 

TOM'S FAVORITE THINGS

Color: Blue
Non-North American city: Paris
TV Show: Simpsons
NHL team growing up: Boston Bruins
NHL player growing up: Ray Bourque
Book: Da Vinci Code
Arena outside Long Island: TD Bank North Gardens in Boston
Food: Pancakes
Movie: Slapshot
Car: Dodge Viper
Brand of Skates: CCM
Brand of Hockey Stick: Easton
Former Islander: Bryan Trottier
Thing about Yarmouth, Nova Scotia: The people
Board Game: Monopoly
Sport (other than hockey): Golf
Superpower: Invisibility
Band: Pearl Jam or Guns 'n Roses
Vacation Spot: Disney World
Comic Character: Bart Simpson
Batman: Michael Keaton

 

 

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 50 31 15 4 163 132 66
2 MTL 47 31 13 3 127 108 65
3 NYI 48 32 15 1 157 135 65
4 DET 49 28 12 9 145 128 65
5 PIT 48 27 13 8 143 124 62
6 WSH 48 25 14 9 144 124 59
7 BOS 49 26 16 7 131 123 59
8 NYR 46 27 15 4 135 111 58
9 FLA 46 21 15 10 114 129 52
10 PHI 50 21 22 7 139 151 49
11 TOR 50 22 24 4 144 155 48
12 OTT 47 19 19 9 129 134 47
13 CBJ 47 21 23 3 119 148 45
14 NJD 48 18 22 8 109 135 44
15 CAR 47 17 25 5 102 122 39
16 BUF 49 14 32 3 92 174 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 48 23 25 -1 48
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 48 9 25 16 34
B. Nelson 48 15 15 5 30
F. Nielsen 48 9 17 4 26
J. Boychuk 38 4 21 16 25
J. Bailey 36 8 14 7 22
N. Leddy 48 7 14 14 21
N. Kulemin 48 11 9 0 20
A. Lee 42 13 5 6 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 26 10 0 .912 2.42
C. Johnson 6 5 0 .870 3.38

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