Nieuwendyk actually used to be more of a lacrosse player than a hockey star.
He also said that he could identify 49 of 50 hockey stars in civilian clothes.
The Islanders supplied the ice and the hockey stars.
"He was acting modestly among all those hockey stars," Vorobyov said.
But this was not a comeback for the retired hockey star who left the game too soon because of injuries and illness.
The hockey stars put only minor emphasis on their nationality in the United States.
It was where he lived before becoming Canada's fastest-rising hockey star.
The two hockey stars were bleeding like stuck pigs in seconds.
"Most people here didn't know anything about his being a hockey star."
He was a hockey star in high school.