Steve Valiquette - Updated Jun 2024

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Steve Valiquette

Steve Valiquette is a retired professional ice hockey goaltender from Canada. Steve Valiquette has played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the New York Islanders, New York Rangers, and Edmonton Oilers.

Early Life

Steve Valiquette was born on the 20th of August 1977, in Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada. He holds Canadian nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnicity of French-Canadian descent. According to his birth date, he is 46 years old and has a birth sign of Leo. In addition, his birth name is Stephen Valiquette and he has not shared information regarding his religious beliefs.

Moving to his parents and family background, he has not yet disclosed it in public. As a celebrity, he has kept his personal life private and has not shared much information about his family in the media. However, he began playing ice hockey at a young age.

He attended the University of New Hampshire, where he played college hockey for four years from 1996 to 2000. Moreover, he majored in communication while at UNH, but he left school before graduating to pursue his professional hockey career.

Professional Career

Steve Valiquette

Caption: Steve Valiquette playing as a goaltender (Source: Blue Line Station)

Steve Valiquette began his professional career in 1999 with the Charlotte Checkers of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL). He then played in the American Hockey League (AHL) for the Hartford Wolf Pack, the New York Rangers’ affiliate team, from 2001 to 2003. Valiquette made his NHL debut with the Rangers in 2003, and he also played for the Edmonton Oilers and the New York Islanders during his NHL career. In total, he played in 48 NHL games, posting a record of 12-16-4.

Post Career

After leaving the NHL, he played in various European leagues, including the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) in Germany and the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). Moreover, he retired from professional hockey in 2012 and has since worked as a goaltending coach and analyst.

He is also the founder of Clear Sight Analytics, a hockey analytics company that provides data and insights to teams and media outlets. Moreover, he has been an advocate for the use of analytics in hockey and has written articles on the subject for various publications.

Awards

As a former professional ice hockey goaltender, he has not won any major awards during his career. However, he was named the MVP of the 2002-03 Hartford Wolf Pack season, the American Hockey League affiliate of the New York Rangers.
Additionally, he was selected as the AHL Player of the Week in December 2003 while playing for the Wolf Pack. Valiquette is also known for his work as a goaltending analyst and consultant after retiring from professional hockey.

Steve Valiquette – Net Worth 2024

As a former hockey player, coach, and analyst, he has earned a good sum of money through his profession. However, he has not yet revealed his net worth, salary, and income in front of the public or media.

Relationship Status

Moving on to his personal, there is limited information available about Steve Valiquette’s personal life, including his marital status. He has kept his personal life private, and there is no information available about whether he is married or has a wife.
As of now, we may assume that he is single and unmarried.
Till now, Steve Valiquette has not been surrounded by controversy or scandal. He has maintained a positive reputation in the hockey community. Meanwhile, he has avoided such things which can harm his professional career.

Body Measurements

Steve Valiquette

Caption: Steve Valiquette clicking a photo with a St. Mary school student (Source: Saint Mary School)

This former ice hockey player stands 6 feet 6 inches tall (198 cm) and weighs around 95 kg (210 lbs). Moreover, he has a pair of light green eyes with brown eyes, and his other body measurement is yet to be disclosed by him.

Steve Valiquette – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@vallys_view’ there are 723 followers. Likewise, there are over 38.9k followers on his Twitter page ‘@VallysView’ and he is not active on Facebook.