Monday, August 10, 2020

Bo Scarbrough

 (1996 - )

Birth Name: Bo Scarbrough

Birthplace: Eutaw, AL, USA

NFL player. He is currently a running back for the Detroit Lions.

NCAA:

Running Back (RB):

- Alabama Crimson Tide (2015-2017)
- 2 Time CFP National Champion (2015, 2017)
- 1 Time Cotton Bowl Champion (2015)
- 1 Time Peach Bowl Champion (2016)
- 1 Time Sugar Bowl Champion (2017)
- 2 Time SEC Champion (2015-2016)
- Peach Bowl Offensive MVP (2016)

NFL:

Running Back (RB):

- Dallas Cowboys (Practice Squad) (2018)
- Jacksonville Jaguars (Practice Squad) (2018)
- Seattle Seahawks (2018)
- Detroit Lions (2019-present)

Sent: 11/25/19
Received: 8/10/20

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Adrian Dantley

 (1955 - )

Birth Name: Adrian Delano Dantley

Birthplace: Washington, DC, USA

NBA player and coach and collegiate coach, best known for his time with the Utah Jazz.

NCAA:

Forward (F):

- Notre Dame Fighting Irish (1973-1976)
- 2 Time Consensus First-Team All-American
- Oscar Robertson Trophy (USBWA College Player of the Year) (1976)

NBA:

Small Forward (SF):

- Buffalo Braves (1976-1977)
- Indiana Pacers (1977)
- Los Angeles Lakers (1977-1979)
- Utah Jazz (1979-1986)
- Detroit Pistons (1986-1989)
- Dallas Mavericks (1989-1990)
- Milwaukee Bucks (1990-1991)
- 2 Time Eastern Champion (1988-1989)
- 6 Time All-Star
- 2 Time All-NBA Second Team
- NBA All-Rookie Team (1977)
- NBA Rookie of the Year (1977)
- 2 Time NBA Scoring Champion (1981, 1984)
- #4 retired by Utah Jazz

Italy:

Small Forward (SF):

- Aresium Milano (Serie A) (1991-1992)

International (Team USA):

Small Forward (SF):

- 1976 Summer Olympics (Montreal) (Gold Medal)

Accolades (NBA):

- #10 Free Throws Made, Career (6,832)
- #28 Points, Career (23,177)

Accolades (Utah Jazz):

- #3 Regular Season Points, Career (13,635)
- #7 Regular Season Minutes, Career (17,899)
- #9 Regular Season Assists, Career (1,702)
- #10 Regular Season Steals, Career (502)

Hall of Fame Inductions:

- Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2008 (Player)

Other Awards & Honors:

- 1 Time First Team Parade All-American (1973)
- Mr. Basketball USA (1973)

Sent: 7/27/20
Received: 8/8/20

Friday, July 31, 2020

GEN Colin Powell, USA, Ret.

(1937 - )

Birth Name: Colin Luther Powell

Birthplace: Harlem, NY, USA

U.S. Army veteran, politician and author. He is the father of former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Michael Powell and actress Linda Powell.

Education:

- City College of New York (BS - Geology) (1958)
- George Washington University (MBA) (1971)

Military:

- Career: 1958-1993
- Branch: United States Army
- Rank: General (GEN) (O-10)
- Unit(s):
   - 3rd Armored Division
   - 23rd Infantry Division
- Commands:
   - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
   - United States Army Forces Command
   - V Corps
   - 2nd Brigade 101st Airborne
- Battles/Wars:
   - Vietnam War
   - Invasion of Panama
   - Gulf War

Rank Progression:

- Second Lieutenant (2LT) (O-1) (6/9/1958)
- First Lieutenant (1LT) (O-2) (12/30/1959)
- Captain (CPT) (O-3) (6/2/1962)
- Major (MAJ) (O-4) (5/24/1966)
- Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) (O-5) (7/9/1970)
- Colonel (COL) (O-6) (2/1/1976)
- Brigadier General (BG) (O-7) (6/1/1979)
- Major General (MG) (O-8) (8/1/1983)
- Lieutenant General (LTG) (O-9) (3/26/1986)
- General (GEN) (O-10) (4/4/1989)

Positions Held:

- United States Deputy National Security Advisor (1/2/87-11/23/87)
- United States National Security Advisor (16th) (11/23/87-1/20/89)
- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (12th) (10/1/89-9/30/93)
- United States Secretary of State (65th) (1/20/01-1/26/05)
- Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Eisenhower Fellowships (2006-2018)
- National Board of Advisors for High Point University (2014-present)

Military Badges:

- Combat Infantryman Badge
- Expert Infantryman Badge
- Ranger Tab
- Parachutist Badge
- Pathfinder Badge
- Air Assault Badge
- Presidential Service Badge
- Secretary of Defense Identification Badge
- Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge
- Army Staff Identification Badge

Military Medals and Ribbons (United States):

- 4 Time Defense Distinguished Service Medal
- 2 Time Army Distinguished Service Medal
- Navy Distinguished Service Medal
- Air Force Distinguished Service Medal
- Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal
- Defense Superior Service Medal
- 2 Time Legion of Merit
- Soldier's Medal
- Bronze Star
- Purple Heart
- Air Medal
- Joint Service Commendation Medal
- 3 Time Army Commendation Medal
- Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction
- Presidential Medal of Freedom
- Presidential Citizens Medal
- Secretary's Distinguished Service Award
- 2 Time National Defense Medal
- 6 Time Vietnam Service Medal
- Army Service Ribbon
- 5 Time Army Overseas Service Ribbon

Military Medals and Ribbons (Foreign):

- Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB) (United Kingdom)
- Légion d'honneur, Grand Cross (France)
- Meritorious Service Cross (M.S.C.) (Canada)
- Skanderbeg's Order (Albania)
- Order of Stara Planina in the First Order (Bulgaria)
- Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
- Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Hall of Fame Inductions:

- Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans Class of 1991

Other Awards & Honors:

- Honorary Brother at Sigma Phi Epsilon
- Secretary of Energy Distinguished Service Medal
- Secretary of State Distinguished Service Medal
- Academy of Achievement's Golden Plate Award (1988)
- Presidential Citizens Medal (1989)
- Jefferson Award (U.S. Senator John Heinz Award for Greatest Public Service by an Elected or Appointed Official) (1990)
- Congressional Gold Medal (1991)
- NAACP's Spingarn Medal (1991)
- Presidential Medal of Freedom (1991)
- Boy Scouts of America Silver Buffalo Award (1992)
- Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction (1993)
- Ronald Reagan Freedom Award (1993)
- United States Military Academy's Sylvanus Thayer Award (1998)
- Liberty Medal (2002)
- Molefi Kete Asante's 100 Greatest Blacks in America list (2002)
- Recipient of the coat of arms from the Lord Lyon King of Arms (2004)
- Bishop John T. Walker Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award (2005)
- Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service (with Alma Powell) (2005)
- AARP Andrus Award (2006)
- Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Truman Peace Prize (2006)
- Namesake of Colin Powell Drive (El Paso, TX) (2009)
- Namesake of Powell Elementary School (Fort Bliss) (El Paso, TX) (2009)
- Honorary Board Member of Wings of Hope (2010)
- Namesake of Colin Powell Elementary School (Union City, NJ) (2012)
- Namesake of General-Colin-Powell-Straße (Gelnhausen, Germany) (2016)

Sent: 1/6/20
Received: 7/31/20

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Connor McDavid

(1997 - )

Birth Name: Connor Andrew McDavid

Birthplace: Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

NHL player. He is currently a center for, and captain of, the Edmonton Oilers.

Juniors:

Center (C):

- Toronto Marlboros (Greater Toronto Hockey League) (2011-2012)
- Erie Otters (Ontario Hockey League) (2012-2015)
- 1 Time Wayne Gretzky Trophy (OHL Western Conference Playoff Champion) (2015)
- 1 Time Holody Trophy (OHL MidWest Division Regular Season Champion) (2015)
- 1 Time OHL First All-Star Team
- 1 Time OHL Second All-Star Team
- GTHL U18 Player of the Year (2012)
- Jack Ferguson Award (Top Pick in  OHL Priority Draft) (2012)
- Emms Family Award (OHL Rookie of the Year) (2013)
- OHL First All-Rookie Team (2013)
- 2 Time Bobby Smith Trophy (OHL Scholastic Player of the Year) (2014-2015)
- 2 Time CHL Scholastic Player of the Year (2014-2015)
- William Hanley Trophy (OHL Most Sportsmanlike) (2014)
- CHL Player of the Year (2015)
- CHL Top Draft Prospect Award (2015)
- Red Tilson Trophy (OHL MVP) (2015)
- Wayne Gretzky 99 Award (OHL Playoff MVP) (2015)

NHL:

Center (C):

- Edmonton Oilers (2015-present)
- 4 Time All-Star Game
- 3 Time First All-Star Team
- NHL All-Rookie Team (2016)
- 2 Time Art Ross Trophy (Scoring Champion) (2017-2018)
- Hart Memorial Trophy (Regular Season MVP) (2017)

International (Team Canada Ontario):

Center (C):

- 2013 World U-17 Hockey Challenge
- 1 Time World Hockey Challenge All-Star

International (Team Canada):

Center (C):

- 2013 IIHF World U18 Championships (Russia) (Gold Medal)
- 2014 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (Sweden)
- 2015 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (Canada) (Gold Medal)
- 2016 IIHF World Championship (Russia) (Gold Medal)
- 2018 IIHF World Championship (Denmark)
- 1 Time World Juniors All-Star
- World Juniors Best Forward (2013)
- World Juniors MVP (2013)
- World Championship Team Captain (2018)

International (Team North America):

Center (C):

- 2016 World Cup of Hockey
- World Cup Team Captain (2016)

Accolades (Edmonton Oilers):

- Team Captain (2016-present)

Accolades (Erie Otters):

- Team Captain (2014-2015)

Accolades (Toronto Marlboros):

- Buck Houle Award (Leadership) (2012)

Other Awards & Honors:

- OHL Cup MVP (2012)
- Peterborough Minor Midget Tournament MVP (2012)
- Silver Stick North American Championships MVP (2012)
- 3 Time NHL Rookie of the Month (10/2015, 02/2016, 03/2016)
- 100 Point Season (100: 2016-17)
- 100 Point Season (108: 2017-18)
- 2 Time Ted Lindsay Award (NHLPA's NHL MVP) (2017-2018)
- Mario Lemieux Award (The Hockey News' Best Player) (2018)
- 100 Point Season (116: 2018-19)

Sent: 1/10/20
Received: 7/28/20

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Carey Price

(1987 - )

Birth Name: Carey Price

Birthplace: Vancouver, BC, Canada

NHL player. Viewed by many as one of the greatest goaltenders in the world and the greatest goaltender in Montreal Canadiens history. He is currently a goaltender for the Montreal Canadiens.

Juniors:

Goaltender (G):

- Quesnel Millionaires (British Columbia Hockey League) (2002)
- Williams Lake TimberWolves (British Columbia Hockey League) (2002-2003)
- Tri-City Americans (Western Hockey League) (2003-2007)
- 1 Time CHL First All-Star Team
- CHL Top Goaltender (2007)
- Del Wilson Trophy (WHL Goaltender of the Year) (2007)

Minors:

Goaltender (G):

- Hamilton Bulldogs (American Hockey League) (2007)
- 1 Time Calder Cup Champion (AHL Playoff Champion) (2007)
- 1 Time Robert W. Clarke Trophy (AHL Western Conference Playoff Champion) (2007)
- Jack A. Butterfield Trophy (AHL Playoff MVP) (2007)

NHL:

Goaltender (G):

- Montreal Canadiens (2007-present)
- 7 Time All-Star Game
- 1 Time First All-Star Team
- NHL All-Rookie Team (2008)
- Hart Memorial Trophy (Regular Season MVP) (2015)
- Ted Lindsay Award (NHLPA's Most Outstanding Player) (2015)
- Vezina Trophy (Best Goaltender) (2015)
- William M. Jennings Trophy (Fewest Goals Allowed) (2015)

International (Team Canada Pacific):

Goaltender (G):

- 2004 World U-17 Hockey Challenge (Silver Medal)

International (Team Canada):

Goaltender (G):

- 2005 IIHF World U18 Championships (Czech Republic) (Silver Medal)
- 2007 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (Sweden) (Gold Medal)
- 2014 Winter Olympics (Sochi) (Gold Medal)
- 2016 World Cup of Hockey (Gold Medal)
- 1 Time World Juniors All-Star Team
- 1 Time World Juniors Best Goaltender (2007)
- 1 Time World Juniors MVP (2007)
- 1 Time Olympic Games Best Goaltender (2014)

Accolades (Montreal Canadiens):

- 8 Time Molson Cup (Most Three-Star Selections) (2009, 2011-2015, 2017, 2019)

Other Awards & Honors:

- CHL Top Prospects Game (2005)
- NHL Rookie of the Month (03/2008)
- NHL YoungStars Roster (2009)
- Lionel Conacher Award (Canada's Male Athlete of the Year) (2015)
- Lou Marsh Trophy (Canada's Top Athlete) (2015)
- Indspire Award (Sports) (2016)

Sent: 10/9/19
Received: 7/18/20

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Eric Weinrich

(1966 - )

Birth Name: Eric John Weinrich

Birthplace: Roanoke, VA, USA

NHL player, coach and executive and minor league coach, best known for his time with the Chicago Blackhawks. He is currently the development coach for the New Jersey Devils.

NCAA:

Defenseman (D):

- Maine Black Bears (1985-1988)
- 1 Time NCAA Frozen Four (1988)
- 1 Time Hockey East Champion (1988)
- 1 Time AHCA East Second-Team All-American
- 1 Time All-Hockey East First Team
- Hockey East All-Tournament Team (1987)

Minors:

Defenseman (D):

- Utica Devils (American Hockey League) (1988-1990)
- Portland Pirates (American Hockey League) (2006-2008)
- 1 Time AHL First All-Star Team
- Eddie Shore Award (AHL Defenseman of the Year (1990)

NHL:

Defenseman (D):

- New Jersey Devils (1988, 1990-1992)
- Hartford Whalers (1992-1993)
- Chicago Blackhawks (1993-1998)
- Montreal Canadiens (1998-2001)
- Boston Bruins (2001)
- Philadelphia Flyers (2001-2004)
- St. Louis Blues (2004, 2005-2006)
- Vancouver Canucks (2006)
- NHL All-Rookie Team (1991)

Austria:

Defenseman (D):

- EC VSV (Erste Bank Eishockey Liga) (2004-2005)

International (Team USA):

Defenseman (D):

- 1985 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (Finland)
- 1986 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (Canada) (Bronze Medal)
- 1988 Winter Olympics (Calgary)
- 1991 Canada Cup (Silver Medal)
- 1991 Men's Ice Hockey World Championships (Finland)
- 1993 Men's Ice Hockey World Championships (Germany)
- 1994 Men's Ice Hockey World Championships (Italy)
- 1997 Men's Ice Hockey World Championships (Finland)
- 1998 IIHF World Championship (Switzerland)
- 1999 IIHF World Championship (Norway)
- 2000 IIHF World Championship (Russia)
- 2001 IIHF World Championship (Germany)
- 2002 IIHF World Championship (Sweden)
- 2004 IIHF World Championship (Czech Republic) (Bronze Medal)
- 2004 World Cup of Hockey
- World Championship Team Captain (1998)

Coaching:

- Portland Pirates (Player-Coach) (American Hockey League) (2006-2007)
- Portland Pirates (Assistant Coach) (American Hockey League) (2008-2011)
- New Jersey Devils (Development Coach) (2015-present)
- 1 Time Emile Francis Trophy (AHL Atlantic Division Regular Season Champion) (2011)

Executive:

- Buffalo Sabres (Director of Player Development) (2011-2012)
- Buffalo Sabres (Pro Scout) (2011-2014)

Accolades (NHL):

- #138 (tied) Games, Career (1,157)

Hall of Fame Inductions:

- University of Maine Sports Hall of Fame Class of 1994

Sent: 5/4/20
Received: 7/2/20

Friday, June 26, 2020

Anders Lee

(1990 - )

Birth Name: Anders Mark Lee

Birthplace: Edina, MN, USA

NHL player. He is currently a left winger for, and the captain of, the New York Islanders.

Juniors:

Left Winger (LW):

- Green Bay Gamblers (United States Hockey League) (2009-2010)
- 1 Time Clark Cup Champion (USHL Playoff Champion) (2010)
- 1 Time USHL All-Star Game
- 1 Time USHL First All-Star Team
- Clark Cup MVP (2010)
- USHL All-Rookie Team (2010)
- USHL Rookie of the Year (2010)

NCAA:

Left Winger (LW):

- Notre Dame Fighting Irish (2010-2013)
- 1 Time NCAA Frozen Four (2011)
- 1 Time CCHA Tournament Champion (2013)
- 1 Time AHCA West Second-Team All-American
- 1 Time CCHA First All-Star Team
- 1 Time CCHA Second All-Star Team
- CCHA All-Rookie Team (2011)

NHL:

Left Winger (LW):

- New York Islanders (2013, 2014-present)

Minors:

Left Winger (LW):

- Bridgeport Sound Tigers (American Hockey League) (2013-2014)

International (Team USA):

Left Winger (LW):

- 2015 IIHF World Championship (Czech Republic) (Bronze Medal)
- 2017 IIHF World Championship (Germany/France)
- 2018 IIHF World Championship (Denmark) (Bronze Medal)

Accolades (New York Islanders):

- 1 Time Bob Nystrom Award (Leadership) (2017)
- Team Captain (2018-present)

Other Awards & Honors:

- NHL Rookie of the Month (02/2015)

Sent: 11/2/19
Received: 6/26/20