Nicknames Revisited


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Here’s what I’m liking thus far and I’ll list the few. Let me know what you think…

  • Milan Michalek — M&M; With a fanclub called Michalek’s Anonymous
  • Jason  Spezza — Imprezza; Spez Dispenser
  • Jonathan “Machu” Cheechoo — a play on the Peruvian tourist attraction
  • Alexei Kovalev — L’ Enigma or the traditional AK27
  • Mike “I Never Thought Carrie” Fisher “Was That Hot”
  • Daniel Alfredsson — Landlord; Alfie;
  • Nick “Roots” Foligno — Always pays respect to them…
  • Peter Regin — Marmaduke; Great Dane;
  • Ryan Shannon — The Runaway (in homage to Del Shannon)
  • Jarkko Ruutu — Fingers; Darko; Sharkko; R2;
  • Chris Kelly — Pedro for his resemblance to that character in Napoleon Dynamite
  • Chris Neil — Ginger; Dumb Penalty Face
  • Shean Donovan — Sloth for his resemblance to Sloth from the Goonies
  • Matt Carkner — Big Easy; The Shark; Steve Perry; MC Hammer
  • Erik Karlsson — The Tenant
  • Brian Lee — “Don’t Hold Marc Staal Against Me”
  • Chris Phillips — The Big Rig
  • Anton Volchenkov — A-Train
  • Chris Campoli — Worth a 1st
  • Alexandre Picard — Jean Luc
  • Filip Kuba — Fidel; or “Where’s the Uterus?”
  • Pascal Leclaire — sPaz; or his traditional Snoopy
  • Brian Elliott — The B Keeper