Monday, 7 January 2008

Alex Auld Baby

FUTURE BRUIN? ~ The Associated Press is reporting that Boston Bruins goaltender Alex Auld is a new dad after his wife Melanie gave birth to son Sam Alexander on January 5th, 2008. The baby boy weighed 6 lbs, 9 oz.

Alex hails from Thunder Bay, Ontario. He started his junior career in the OHL (Ontario Hockey League) with the North Bay Centennials. Auld was selected in the second round, 40th overall, of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft by the Florida Panthers. He has represented Canada on an international level three times; he was selected for the World Junior team in 2001 where he backed up Maxime Ouellet, the Spengler Cup in 2004 and the 2006 World Championships. He has also played for the Vancouver Canucks and the Phoenix Coyotes.

Sam ~ variation or familial form of Samuel ~ Hebrew; told by God. The biblical Samuel was a judge and prophet in early Israel who anointed Saul and David as kings. Two Old Testament books are named for him.

Star babies:

  • daughter of Denise Richards & Charlie Sheen
  • daughter of Tiger Woods
  • son of Greg Grunberg
  • son of Patricia Heaton & David Hunt
  • son of William Hurt
  • son of Ricky Nelson & Kristin Harmon
  • son of Tracy Pollan & Michael J. Fox
  • son of Bruce Springsteen
Alexander ~ Greek; defends mankind.

Celebrities that adore Alexander:
  • Michael Biehn
  • Colleen Dewhurst & George C. Scott
  • Melanie Griffith & Steven Bauer
  • Lauren Holly
  • William Hurt
  • Naomi Watts & Liev Schreiber
Photo Source: The Official Site of the Boston Bruins

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