HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ – In an especially entertaining interview, Chris Riley of the Power Play Break talks with the “Grim Reaper” Stu Grimson.
Grimson grew up in the southern interior of British Columbia and enjoyed playing on travel teams. Though for Grimson, the travel was not exceptional as there were more teams in the area than one might imagine.
His NHL team that he wanted to emulate was the New York Islanders in their heyday.
John Tonelli was the one player that had an impact on his career. For Grimson, Tonelli’s work ethic and effort on the ice was what inspired Grimson.
Grimson played for number NHL franchises, including Calgary, Chicago, Anaheim, Detroit, Hartford/Carolina, Los Angeles, and finally Nashville. He’s currently the Nashville Predators radio color analyst.
This segment ends with Grimson talking about the important of getting his education nailed down while pursuing his hockey career.
Enjoy this segment of the Power Play Break with Stu Grimson, the Grim Reaper.