Episode 28 of the Pro Hockey Alumni Podcast features Bernie Nicholls, one of hockey all-time great goal scorers, who scored 521 regular season and playoff goals with several NHL teams in an impressive 18-year career. Bernie offers great memories of his NHL days, playing with Marcel Dionne and Wayne Gretzky and the exciting 1980's scene in LA’s Fabulous Forum. He also talks candidly about his fight to assist NHL Alumni, who have suffered post career health issue related to head injuries.
Drafted by LA in 1980, Bernie would enjoy over eight productive years with the the Kings, highlighted by his historic 1988-89 campaign which saw him record 70 goals and 80 assists for 150 points. He is one of only 8 players in NHL history to score 70 goals in one season, and one of 5 to score 150 points.
A 3-time NHL All Star, Bernie would go on to have successful stops with the Rangers, Oilers, Blackhawks, Devils and Sharks before retiring in 1999.
Today, Bernie is involved in All Sports Market — the first ever real money sports stock market where you can buy actual shares of your favorite team! Bernie explains this exciting program on the show. You can also visit allsportsmarket.com for more details.