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Players born on: April 25        
  Name        
Position
Year
Charles Bonang
Forward
1875
Charles John Curtin
Right Wing
1880
Theo (Theophile) Viau
Defense
1883
Norrey Lynton Wiggett
Point
1886
Douglas David Ballin
Goaltender
1889
Connie (Conrad) Alfred Benson
Point
1889
Russell Copeman
Goaltender
1891
Richard "Dick" Wigglesworth
Forward
1891
Jim (James) McGinnis
Cover Point
1892
Alf (David) Alfred Morrison
Rover
1892
Glenn (Grafton) Glenard Smith
Defense
1895
Dave Rogers
Right Wing
1898
Rene Robert Joliat
Right Wing
1898
Erik "Hyttan 1" Karlsson
Defense
1900
Jack (John) Osborn Filkin
Center
1905
Ludger "Demmy" Desmarais
Defense
1906
Gus (Gustav) Oliver Forslund
Right Wing
1908
Herb (Herbert) Eloi Jasmin
Unknown
1916
Pat (Martin) Joseph "Box-Car" Egan
Defense
1918
Bob (Robert) Edward "Killer" Dill Member of the US Hockey Hall of Fame
Defense
1920
Eddie (Edward) H. Suarez
Unknown
1921
Harold "Happy" Douglas
Unknown
1921
Olev Rammal
Defense
1923
Lembit Rammal
Forward
1923
Al "Flash" Gordon
Center
1924
Dick (Richard) McAllister Warwick
Center
1928
Archie J. Katzman
Left Wing
1930
Hans Georg "Schorsch" Pescher
Center
1931
Grigori Yakovlevich Galbmillion
Forward
1932
Jan Hampel
Goaltender
1933
Ron (Ronald) Gustav Stenlund
Forward
1935
Bjorn Moberg
Goaltender
1937
Eduard Georgievich Ivanov
Defense
1938
Gary Mork
Right Wing
1940
Agne Bylund
Forward
1941
Nick Polano
Defense
1941
Rolf Karlsson
Forward
1945
Fraser Rice
Center
1947
Jan-Roger Strand
Forward
1948
Mihai Stoiculescu
Goaltender
1948
Bob (Robert) Leguilloux
Center
1949
Patrik Hjalmarsson
Forward
1949
Dean Jeffrey
Goaltender
1949
Risto Seesvuori
Defense
1949
Jerry (Gerald) Klinkhammer
Defense
1950
Boris Alekseevich Chistyakov
Defense
1951
Peter Harasym
Left Wing
1951
Vladislav Aleksandrovich Tretiak Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame  
Goaltender
1952
Don (Donald) Jean Martineau
Right Wing
1952
Bill Ennos
Center
1952
Fred Prosser
Left Wing
1953
Tuomo Jormakka
Defense
1953
Bob (Robert) David Stumpf
Defense
1953
Greg (Gregory) Russell Steel
Defense
1954
Boris Chuchin
Forward
1955
Barry Edward Smith
Center
1955
Cal Alexander Brassard
Unknown
1955
Roger Melin
Left Wing
1956
Richard Gosselin
Center
1956
Denis Groulx
Left Wing
1957
Rudolf Konig
Left Wing
1957
Bruce Barton Olson
Center
1957
Joe (Joseph) Gallant
Left Wing
1958
Steve (Stephen) William Harrison
Defense
1958
Clint Haight
Forward
1959
Michel Groulx
Goaltender
1959
Stefan Hedlund
Defense
1960
Rick Kuraly
Forward
1960
Jens Kruger
Defense
1960
Brad Clements
Center
1960
Chris Renaud
Defense
1960
Butch (John) Barkwell
Defense
1961
Mark Litton
Left Wing
1961
Michel Voyer
Goaltender
1961
Tony MacKenzie
Right Wing
1961
Petri Hamalainen
Defense
1961
Ken Crosby
Left Wing
1962
Alexander Engel
Defense
1962
Juha-Pekka Hienonen
Forward
1962
Josef Kontny
Goaltender
1963
Tim Reilly
Right Wing
1963
Marek Kurowski
Forward
1963
Terry Balcom
Center
1963
Yves Courteau
Right Wing
1964
Rick (Richard) Barkovich
Center
1964
John Tiano
Center
1964
Mike Dickerman
Forward
1964
Jarmo Sinisalo
Defense
1965
Denis Perez
Defense
1965
Jamie Stewart
Goaltender
1966
Igor Borisovich Nikitin
Defense
1966
Andrus Ahi
Goaltender
1967
Stephane Tagliavacca
Right Wing
1967
Scott McGregor
Defense
1967
Andrew Huculak
Center
1968
Maurizio Bortolussi
Right Wing
1968
Chris Valicevic
Defense
1968
Stefan Backer
Forward
1968
Mike Markovich
Defense
1969
Tomi Maarni
Defense
1969
Francois Chaput
Defense
1969
Jason Christie
Right Wing
1969
Steve D'Amore
Goaltender
1969
Christian Lariviere
Defense
1970
Oleg Kobzev
Defense
1970
Glenn Asland
Forward
1970
Mike Tobin
Defense
1971
Jeff Denham
Center
1971
Igor Konstantinovich Varitsky
Forward
1971
Bjorn Eide
Defense
1971
Tuukka Tavi
Defense
1971
Eric Fournier
Defense
1971
Marco Sevigny
Left Wing
1972
Steve Slater
Forward
1972
Andy Wingrove
Center
1972
Konstantin Spodarenko
Forward
1972
Markus Butler
Center
1972
Moritz Geiselbrechtinger
Forward
1972
Marko J. Tuomainen
Right Wing
1972
Martin Filiatreault
Forward
1972
Alek (Alexander) Stojanov
Left Wing
1973
Greg (Gregory) Callahan
Defense
1973
Mika Skytta
Right Wing
1973
Fredrik Karlstrom
Defense
1973
Alexander Syrtsov
Left Wing
1973
Jamie Corfield
Forward
1974
Libor Prochazka
Defense
1974
Edgars Zaltkovskis
Left Wing
1974
Tricia (Patricia) A. Dunn
Forward
1974
Cody Bowtell
Left Wing
1974
Chris Buie
Right Wing
1974
Toby Weishaar
Left Wing
1974
Kris Whitaker
Goaltender
1975
Ostap Gennadievich Ploskov
Goaltender
1975
Chad Cammock
Right Wing
1975
Stephane Prevost
Center
1975
Ann-Louise Carina Edstrand
Forward
1975
Cory Holland
Right Wing
1976
Robert Kwiatkowski
Left Wing
1976
Shane Tapp
Right Wing
1976
Francois Veilleux
Right Wing
1976
Martin Poitras
Left Wing
1976
Denis Valerievich Kartsev
Center
1976
Martin Vyborny
Defense
1976
Steve Tanguay
Center
1976
Christian Dube
Center
1977
John Hultberg
Goaltender
1977
Kris Fizzell
Center
1977
Juha Lahtela
Defense
1977
Darryl Ruff
Goaltender
1977
John Hewitt
Right Wing
1977
Greg Deverson
Defense
1977
Craig Swanson
Right Wing
1977
Mark Shalawylo
Center
1977
Ryan Berry
Defense
1978
Shaun Assinewai
Center
1978
Janne Vuorela
Defense
1978
Peter Bartek
Defense
1978
Chris Feil
Defense
1978
Martin Fillion
Center
1978
Igor Ruf
Center
1978
Kevin Bolduc
Defense
1978
Shaun Burkart
Forward
1979
Jeremy Lee
Forward
1979
Michael (Michal) Vasicek
Defense
1979
Tomaz Razingar
Left Wing
1979
Joe Mastronardi
Forward
1979
Paul Sposito
Center
1979
Matthias Hart
Right Wing
1979
Lars Bundgaard
Defense
1980
Kevin McCafferty
Defense
1980
Dan Beaudoin
Left Wing
1980
Sandor Serdult
Defense
1980
Andrew Gibson
Goaltender
1980
Jeff Jurek
Forward
1980
Evgeny Lazarev
Right Wing
1980
Sandro Sbrocca
Left Wing
1980
Jason Weitzel
Center
1980
Derek Jacobs
Defense
1980
Ryan Baker
Forward
1980
Nevin Hamilton
Forward
1981
Paul Falco
Left Wing
1981
Eric Przepiorka
Center
1981
Joe Porcaro
Goaltender
1981
Josef Maly
Forward
1981
Ryan Panet
Forward
1981
Viktoria Nazymovna Adyeva
Defense
1981
T.J. Pettersson
Defense
1982
Shawn Bakke
Forward
1982
Stephen Brglez
Left Wing
1982
Spencer Dodd
Defense
1982
Vadim Chursin
Center
1982
Dan (Daniel) M. Iliakis
Defense
1982
Jean-Francois Seguin
Defense
1982
Chad Bassen
Center
1983
Jeff Jepson
Forward
1983
Igor Kovrigin
Defense
1983
Andy Chiodo
Goaltender
1983
Ricky Walton
Forward
1983
Anton Levkovits
Defense
1983
Dan (Daniel) Curran
Defense
1983
Glenn Fisher
Goaltender
1983
Ryan Connors
Center
1983
Shannon Kochan
Defense
1984
Mark Tibbett
Forward
1984
Kim (Kimberly) A. Vesling
Forward
1984
Markus Hafner
Defense
1984
Scott Riendeau
Goaltender
1984
Derek MacKay
Right Wing
1984
Pierre-Luc Cote
Goaltender
1984
Brian Mahan
Defense
1984
Pierre-Luc Cote
Left Wing
1984
Andre Blanchette
Defense
1984
Matt Czech
Defense
1984
Justin Musciano
Goaltender
1984
Laura Elizabeth Stroessner
Defense
1984
Christopher Frei
Forward
1985
Pierre-Yves Renaud
Center
1985
Travis Mealy
Left Wing
1985
Brett Connor Watson
Forward
1985
Dmitri Edeshko
Defense
1985
Maxime Lafrance
Right Wing
1985
Bobbie Anderson
Forward
1985
Andrei Vladimirovich Kuznetsov
Goaltender
1985
Mike Majesty
Forward
1985
Travis Moore
Goaltender
1985
Brandon Michael Harry Yip
Right Wing
1985
David John Germain
Forward
1985
Nathan Saunders
Defense
1985
Riley Woytas
Left Wing
1985
Katrina Fenton
Defense
1986
Jeff Scott Sapieha
Forward
1986
Nathan Brummitt
Right Wing
1986
Ray (Raymond) Tremblay
Forward
1986
Jonathan Yergeau
Defense
1986
Maxim Belanger
Left Wing
1986
Alexei Valerievich Emelin
Defense
1986
Scott McAndrew
Forward
1986
Mike Egan
Defense
1986
Magnus Akerlund
Goaltender
1986
Josef Niederstatter
Goaltender
1986
Martin Pleva
Defense
1986
Jeremy Kaleniecki
Goaltender
1986
Joe (Joseph) Spence
Right Wing
1986
Levente Peter
Forward
1986
Brett Robertson
Center
1986
Riley Merkley
Center
1987
Jamie Ferrentino
Forward
1987
Alexander Zakharenko
Defense
1987
Rich (Richard) Clune
Left Wing
1987
Seong Soon Park
Forward
1987
Ivan Misetic
Defense
1987
Joshua Jones
Defense
1987
Graham Teesdale
Defense
1987
Dick Axelsson
Left Wing
1987
Stefan Schneider
Left Wing
1987
Alexei Starygin
Right Wing
1987
Jeremy Robert Dehner
Defense
1987
Sean Fontyn
Forward
1987
Tobias Rentzsch
Center
1988
Geoffrey Grondin
Right Wing
1988
Tegan M. Schroeder
Defense
1988
Gabrielle Beaudry
Defense
1988
Alex Abramov
Defense
1988
Cameron Geelan
Defense
1988
Michael Winkel
Right Wing
1988
James Sheppard
Center
1988
Alexandre Labonte
Right Wing
1988
Patrick Andre Bovim
Defense
1988
Bogdan Popescu
Defense
1989
Mathieu Larochelle
Goaltender
1989
Alexandre Proschek
Defense
1989
Jonathan Boxill
Forward
1989
Justin Levac
Right Wing
1989
Matt Bourdeau
Right Wing
1989
Chris Smerek
Forward
1989
Jeff Sinclair
Goaltender
1989
Taylor Metcalfe
Defense
1989
Matt Wear
Right Wing
1989
Benjamin Dirks
Defense
1989
Christoph Draschkowitz
Right Wing
1989
Lukas Draschkowitz
Center
1989
Colby Shane Cohen
Defense
1989
Johan Burlin
Defense
1989
Justin Springs
Defense
1989
Mathieu Cauchon
Center
1989
Lucas Isley
Right Wing
1989
Ryan Perich
Goaltender
1989
Cedric Duchesne
Defense
1989
Kate Myers Bacon
Forward
1990
Clayton Brackett
Forward
1990
Mitch Gaulton
Defense
1990
Colton Lethbridge
Right Wing
1990
Kyle Davis
Forward
1990
Taylor MacDougall
Center
1990
Tomas Saint-James
Forward
1990
Ben Skinner
Right Wing
1990
Max Miner
Defense
1990
Jan Cesnek
Forward
1990
Shane McKibben
Forward
1990
Greg Wolfe
Forward
1990
Martin Dubec
Forward
1990
Leonid Metalnikov
Defense
1990
Adam Nathwani
Center
1990
Nick Carey
Forward
1990
Miodrag Guzina
Defense
1990
Daniel Jensen
Defense
1990
Oskar Carlsson
Defense
1991
Niklas Hofmann
Forward
1991
Casey Curtin
Goaltender
1991
Paul Burns
Defense
1991
Brandon Magee
Defense
1991
Marc Chayer
Center
1991
Pier-Antoine Dion
Left Wing
1991
Christophe Losier
Left Wing
1991
Brett Knowles
Forward
1991
Sheldon Kihle
Forward
1991
Dominic Panetta
Forward
1991
Eamon McGuinty
Forward
1992
Johan Mattsson
Goaltender
1992
Niels Oerlemans
Forward
1992
Curtis Veitch
Right Wing
1992
Alex Kuusk
Defense
1992
Rachel Lauren Farrel
Forward
1992
Milos Mihajlovic
Forward
1992
Brandon Zurn
Forward
1992
Alexandre Walsh
Left Wing
1992
Brian McNamara
Defense
1992
Michael Beaudry
Center
1992
Dylan Kosmachuk
Forward
1992
Chris (Christopher) Barile
Defense
1992
Adam Bergqvist
Defense
1993
Tyler Fallica
Goaltender
1993
Jordan Fransoo
Defense
1993
Denis Rauscher
Goaltender
1993
Steven Casacelli
Forward
1993
Zhixin Liu
Defense
1993
Sean Lan
Forward
1993
Alex Simpson
Defense
1993
Tom McGuckin
Goaltender
1993
Robbie Rea
Defense
1994
Kory Aymer
Forward
1994
Zachary Byczko
Forward
1994
Seb Lloyd
Forward
1994
Teddy (Edward) Martin Doherty
Defense
1994
Taylor Kruiswyk
Goaltender
1994
Karel "" Plasil
Defense
1994
Jure Stan
Defense
1994
Joseph Pennicooke
Defense
1994
Braydon Horcoff
Forward
1994
Dylan Herzberg
Forward
1994
Drew Reinhardt
Goaltender
1994
Cooper Cothran
Goaltender
1994
Brandon Hawkins
Forward
1994
Bobby Williams
Defense
1994
Ryan Collins
Forward
1994
Adam Wilcox
Forward
1994
Zachary Pryzbek
Left Wing
1994
Dylan Kuczek
Defense
1994
Brandon Potomak
Center
1995
Oscar Krawczyk
Defense
1995
Przemyslaw Debowski
Defense
1995
Trent Dillinger
Forward
1995
Brandon Syms
Forward
1995
Jonathan Grassie
Defense
1995
Lyon Heroux-Pinsonneault
Left Wing
1995
Brooke Webster
Forward
1995
Kristin Gilmour
Defense
1995
Parker Butler
Goaltender
1995
Yannis-Pascal Walch
Defense
1995
Ruslan Rakhmatov
Defense
1995
Patrick Munson
Goaltender
1995
Nolan DeJong
Forward/Defence
1995
Bryson Morrison
Forward
1995
Brandon Beaulieu
Goaltender
1995
Garrett Nelson
Forward
1995
Damir Ryspayev
Forward/Defence
1995
Kevin Guiltinan
Defense
1995
Bozidar Ignjatovic
Forward
1995
Austin Lamont
Defense
1996
Jordan Bochinski
Right Wing
1996
Matt Watson
Defense
1996
Mike Lee
Defense
1996
Quintan Crough
Defense
1996
Gael-Mukeba Lubwele
Right Wing
1996
Spencer Watson
Right Wing
1996
Meyer Nell
Left Wing
1997
Daniel Lee
Goaltender
1997
Kristian Semkov
Forward
1997
Mateusz Studzinski
Goaltender
1997
Evan Tschumi
Defense
1997
Daniel Nault
Right Wing
1997
Ryan Tompkins
Forward
1997
Ray Smith
Goaltender
1997
Joshua Windley
Forward
1997
Jack McGailey
Forward
1998
Alexander Katerinakis
Right Wing
1998

Players who died on: April 25  
  Name     Position Year
Vern (Vernon) William "Buck" Crawford
Center
1942
John "Whitey" Whittaker
Left Wing
1955
Bill (William) Scott
Cover Point
1963
John Searles
Left Wing
1963
Ambrose (John) Ambrose O'Brien
Executive
1968
Harold "Nick" Bangay
Left Wing
1973
John L. Carr
Forward
1975
Joe Schnurr
Forward
1976
Heino Sepp
Forward
1995
Aleksejs "Leksis" Auzins
Center
1997
Ray (Raymond) Gaston Candaele
Unknown
2003
Sid (Sidney) John Watson
Forward
2004
Hal (Halliday) Lawrence Spelliscy
Unknown
2005
Gordon W. Smithson
Left Wing
2005
Frantisek Vyoral
Goaltender
2007
Jim (James) Ernest Strachan
Goaltender
2007
Al (Allan) E. Shill
Defense
2008
Art (Arthur) Joseph Teece
Executive
2011