Player Profile

International
Attended NJT Evaluation Camp in August, 2000 ... Won Gold with Team Ontario at the1998 World Under 17 Hockey Tournament in Kitchener, ON

CHL
North Bay's 3rd selection in the 1997 OHL Priority Draft ... Has just completed his 3rd season in the OHL, with the Centennials ... Was named Team MVP for the Centennials in 1999-00 ... Stopped a penalty shot in Kingston, in overtime, to preserve a 2-2 tie on January 28, 2000 ... Competed in 1999 CHL Top Prospects game (29:39 minutes played/ 1 goal against on 14 shots/ .929 Save percentage)... Named Centennials 1998-99 Rookie of The Year ... Named to the 1998-99 2nd OHL All-Rookie Team

Other
Won Kobe Cup, Ontario Bantam Championship in 1997 with Thunder Bay Kings ... Playedall his minor hockey in Thunder Bay, ON

Scouting report

Very agile and quick for a big goalie ... Plays angles very well and likes to challenge... Stays focused and is very intense

Personal

Nickname: Auldy ... Son of Bob and Susan ... Has one brother, Rob and one sister, Sarah ... Favorite NHL Player: Curtis Joseph ... Alex's image is featured on busshelters, buses and other signage in North Bay as part of "A Day In The Life" for local newspaper The Nugget ... Attends Vladislav Tretiak's Goaltending School every summer ... Favorite CHL Road Arena: Barrie Molson Centre ... Favorite band:Counting Crows ... Born in Cold Lake, Alberta