A single birthday
Allen Tarasuk: Right wing who played 46 games for the Checkers in 1986-87, their final IHL season. He had eight goals, 12 assists and 173 PIMs. He also had a goal and two assists in the postseason that year. Tarasuk played for the Checkers after a junior career with the WHL Brandon Wheat Kings -- he had 27 goals in 1983-84 -- and two years at the University of Alberta. After his year with the Chex, he returned to Alberta and played two more college seasons. A native of Edmonton, he is 47.