Theoren Fleury facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsTheoren Fleury
|Born||June 29, 1968
Oxbow, SK, CAN
|Height||5 ft 6 in (168 cm)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)|
|Played for||Calgary Flames
New York Rangers
|NHL Draft||166th overall, 1987
Fleury was drafted by the Calgary Flames with the 166th overall pick in the 1987 NHL Draft. Fleury played in the NHL for four teams, Calgary Flames from 1988 to 1999, Colorado Avalanche during the 1998-99 NHL season, New York Rangers from 1999 to 2002, and Chicago Blackhawks during the 2002-03 NHL season. He won the Stanley Cup with the Flames in the 1988–89 NHL season. Fleury also won a gold medal with Team Canada in the 2002 Winter Olympics.
Fleury wrote an autobiography titled Playing with Fire, and it was released on October 16, 2009.
Fleury is currently a motivational speaker and has participated in numerous charitable causes. He was a participant on the second season of the figure skating reality show Battle of the Blades and finished in 5th place with his partner Jamie Salé.
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Fleury stands beside Jarome Iginla prior to a game. Fleury was the Flames' all-time scoring leader for ten years until he was passed by Iginla in 2009.
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