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Derian Hatcher

Hockey

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The Short List

  • Two-time Olympic Team member (1998, 2006)
  • Member of 1996 gold medal-winning World Cup Team
  • Two-time World Championships Team member (1993, 2002- silver medal)

Did You Know?

  • Selected by the Minnesota North Stars as the 8th overall draft pick in the 1990 NHL entry draft
  • Moved with the North Stars to Dallas in 1993, and led the team to a Stanley Cup Championship during the 1998-99 season
  • Signed with the Detroit Red Wings in 2003, and then with his current team, the Philadelphia Flyers in August 2005
  • Played with brother, Kevin, for two seasons with the Dallas Stars, and also on the 1998 U.S. Olympic Team
  • Derian and Kevin own a bar/restaurant called Hatchy's in Utica, MI

It's Every Day
Hatcher currently plays for the Philadelphia Flyers along with fellow 2006 U.S. Olympic Team members Robert Esche and Mike Knuble.

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On his style of play and reputation of being a feared player: "I am a hard-hitting and physical player. I find through the years the more people talk about it, the more other players know you are on the ice. It actually helps you. It's definitely a good reputation to have. Players really know you are on the ice and they have their heads up a little more." Hockey Digest