VegasInsider.com
VI Mobile Scores and Betting OddsVI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds Be Social
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Soccer
Boxing/MMA
More
Betting Tools

 
Odjick to have arena named after him

MANIWAKI, Quebec (AP) - Gino Odjick's hometown is naming an arena after the ailing former NHL player.

Advertisement
The rink will be called the Gino Odjick Sports Centre in honor of the 43-year-old Odjick, who has been diagnosed with a rare heart condition. Doctors say he might have only weeks to live.

Director general Daniel Mayrand says the arena will officially be renamed on July 19, and the town is working on getting Odjick to make an appearance by video conference. Odjick's family has been invited to attend the ceremony.

Mayrand says Odjick was born on the nearby Algonquin reserve of Kitigan Zibi, and he played atom and peewee hockey at the arena.

Odjick, an NHL player from 1990-2002, is being treated at a Vancouver hospital, where dozens of cheering supporters held a recent rally to support him.

Copyright 2018 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.

  
HEADLINES
News: West Semifinal Cheat Sheet
News: Second Round Series Odds
News: Playoff Betting Results
NHL attempts to explain head shots
Penguins face familiar foe in Capitals
Leafs hope for new ending in Game 7
Sabres sign Olofsson, who led Sweden
Devils go to playoffs with more needed
Blue Jackets good, just not good enough
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
NHL Pro Hockey Handicapper Sports Picks Records
NHL Hot Streaks
4-1 +493 L5, 14-5 +1,149 Streak
4-0 +433 Guarantees, 5-0 Totals
13-2 Totals, 8-4 Picks, +3,346 TY
5-1 +478 L6, +1,714 G-Plays TY
6-2 L8 Picks, 51-26 L77 Run
6-1 L7 Totals, +2,391 Picks TY
16-6 Totals, 9-4 G-Plays, 7-3 Picks
+2,730 Net Profits This Year
8-4 +501 L12, +1,482 Overall
NHL Pro Hockey Expert Sports Picks - Toronto Maple Leafs at Boston Bruins
2017 NHL SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Stephen Nover + 3346
Matt Fargo + 2730
Bill Marzano + 2391
Underdog Leaders
Handicapper Money
Gary Bart + 1237
Matt Fargo + 397
Bill Marzano + 35
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Stephen Nover + 3429
Bruce Marshall + 1789
Doc's Sports + 495
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Matt Fargo + 2605
Kevin Rogers + 1714
Scott Rickenbach + 576
Favorite Leaders
Handicapper Money
Matt Fargo + 2293
Kevin Rogers + 1976
Bill Marzano + 1426
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Scott Rickenbach + 853
Doc's Sports + 797
ASA + 688
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, SAVE 10% off a Live Odds Pro subscription, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership