Gary Roberts: A Career In The NHL

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The Canadian-born hockey player enjoyed a 21 season career in the NHL. Gary Roberts was a first round selection of the Calgary Flames, 12th round, in 1984. He retired with the Tampa Bay Lighting in 2009. Known for his physical fitness during his career and even after his career, but, it did not start well. He thought his summer lacrosse schedule would keep him in proper shape heading towards his first NHL training camp. Yet, Coach Bob Johnson disagreed and labeled him as someone not committed to being a hockey player. Roberts, 49, weighs in at 215lb, and is still a fitness nut. His reputation as a personal trainer led to the opening of Gary Roberts High Performance Centre and Fitness Institute in North York, Ontario where he trains junior
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