Johnny Gaudreau, or Johnny Hockey, is the son of Guy Gaudreau and had learned playing ice hockey by following a trail of Skittles candy at the ice arena his father headed. Now part of the NHL team Calgary Flames, he has also won a gold at the World Junior Championships.
Valeri Bure is a former ice hockey player who played for popular teams in the National Hockey League. In 1991, he became the first Russian to play in the Western Hockey League. An important ex-member of the Russian men's national ice hockey team, Bure helped his nation win silver and a bronze at the 1998 and 2002 Winter Olympics respectively.
Joel Quenneville, popularly known as Coach Q, is best known for his three Stanley Cup wins with the Chicago Blackhawks. He was with the Florida Panthers, when a sexual abuse scandal related to his Chicago Blackhawks days caused him to resign. He had previously played for teams such as the Washington Capitals.
American ice-hockey player Max Pacioretty, who plays for the NHL team Vegas Golden Knights, has also captained the Montreal Canadiens in the past. He was knocked motionless in a 2011 game against the Boston Bruins but couldn’t recall the incident later. The McDonald’s Max 67 burger was named in his honor.
James van Riemsdyk is an American ice hockey player who currently plays for the Philadelphia Flyers of the NHL. Apart from appearing in the National Hockey League, James van Riemsdyk has also represented his country on several occasions, including the 2014 Winter Olympics.