5 NHLers Who Made Music


Jim Schoenfeld
In 1972, Buffalo Sabres defenseman Jim Schoenfeld launched “Schony,” a 10-track file consisting primarily of canopy songs. The longtime NHLer put his personal spin on some acquainted tunes, together with Jerry Lee Lewis’ Nice Balls of Hearth, Sam Cooke’s Chain Gang and Bob Dylan’s All Alongside the Watchtower. Two years later, Schoenfeld launched a follow-up album entitled “The Secret’s Love,” this time that includes all-original materials.  Darren McCarty
When Detroit Crimson Wings defenseman Vladimir Konstantinov and group masseur Sergei Mnatsakanov have been severely injured in a limousine accident, teammate Darren McCarty shaped a rock band referred to as Grinder to assist elevate cash for them. McCarty – the lead singer – and his group reduce a single entitled Step Outdoors for the 1998 compilation album “Believing in Detroit.” In 2002, Grinder launched “Gotta Preserve Movin,” a seven-track album that included covers of Neat Neat Neat by The Damned and No Enjoyable by Iggy & the Stooges. Ken Baumgartner
“Bomber” was a three-track EP from 1990 that featured powerful man Ken Baumgartner – aptly nicknamed ‘Bomber’ – singing lead vocals on covers of Motorhead’s (what else?) Bomber and AC/DC’s Reside Wire. He had some heavy-metal muscle backing him up, too. John Bush from Armored Saint, Rocky George from Suicidal Tendencies and Joe DiBiase and Mark Zonder from Fates Warning lent their skills. The final observe is one other cowl of Reside Wire with out Baumgartner, which was credited to The Hanson Brothers, an alias for the 4 musicians on the album. Theo Fleury
After retiring from
the NHL, former Calgary Flames star Theo Fleury has loved a profitable profession as a motivational speaker and creator. In 2010, Fleury collaborated with buddy and musician Phil Deschambault to file a track referred to as Because the Story Goes. However this didn’t totally quell Fleury’s inventive fireplace, so in 2015 he launched “I Am Who I Am,” a 10-track album of ballads and upbeat nation tunes. Man Lafleur
That includes Montreal Canadiens famous person Man Lafleur, the eponymous album “Lafleur!” is a wierd mix of disco music and hockey tutorials launched in 1979. 4 of the six tracks encompass Lafleur speaking, not singing, about correct hockey methods – corresponding to the best way to stability on skates or successfully fireplace a wrist shot – over swooning backup singers and a catchy disco beat. The 2 Man-less tracks, Face Off and Energy Play, are legitimately enjoyable songs that typify late-1970s disco. “Lafleur!” was issued in each English and French variations and included a hockey instruction booklet.

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