Rae Croteau Jr

My Team Canada - Rae Croteau Jr. : 03/26/2009

A rising superstar of the professional chuckwagon racing, Rae Croteau Jr. has spent eight years riding on the Dodge Pro Tour, winning three consecutive Strathmore Heritage Days from 2005-2007, and the Croteau Chuckwagon Team received the WPCA's Equine Outfit of Excellence for best outriding horse 'Amersham' in 2007. As a former member of the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association, Rae also holds the CPCA track record at the Regina Buffalo Days, was the CPCA’s Top Rookie Outrider in 1996, CPCA Top Rookie Driver in 1999, and CPCA Most Improved Driver in 2000. Rae is a third generation driver – he is the grandson of retired veteran driver Ray Croteau and the son of fellow competitor and championship driver Bert Croteau. 

Forwards Defense
  • Todd Bertuzzi
  • Sidney Crosby
  • Shane Doan
  • Kris Draper
  • Ryan Getzlaf
  • Curtis Glencross
  • Jarome Iginla
  • Vincent Lecavalier
  • Rick Nash
  • Martin St. Louis
  • Ryan Smyth
  • Joe Thornton
  • Jonathan Toews
  • Dan Boyle
  • Mike Green
  • Dion Phaneuf
  • Chris Pronger
  • Robyn Regehr
  • Jason Smith
Goaltenders
  • Martin Brodeur
  • Roberto Luongo
  • Steve Mason

Goaltenders: I’m a big fan of Steve Mason and a sucker for a young hot-shot goalie. He would be my pick to split duties with Brodeur in the round robin.

Defense: My major focus is defensive toughness – hard hitting, hard shooting, hard-nosed d-men. Jason Smith to me is one of the toughest blue liners in the business and would wear his colors proud.

Forwards: There are a few different people on my list than others. Curtis Glencross (my best bud) – his speed and hard hitting would be an asset to lifting the team’s energy. Kris Draper and his defensive skills would also be an asset on the P.K. Pronger and Phaneuf are my pick for the power play with Nash, Thornton and Crosby up front. My captain would, of course, be Jarome Iginla, with Shane Doan and Jason Smith assisting him. We need a tough presence on our team when you are hosting the Olympics; no one comes into our barn and pushes us around! Go Canada!

2010 Olympic Winter Games (Men)
Preliminary Round
Feb. 16 CAN 8 - NOR 0
Feb. 18 SUI 2 - CAN 3 (SO)
Feb. 21 CAN 3 - USA 5
Qualification
Feb. 23
CAN 8 - GER 2
Quarter-Final
Feb. 24
CAN 7 - RUS 3
Semifinal
Feb. 26 USA 6 - FIN 1
Feb. 26 CAN 3 - SVK 2
Bronze Medal
Feb. 27
FIN 5 - SVK 3
Gold Medal
Feb. 28 USA 2 - CAN 3 (OT)
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Videos
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2010-11 NST: Morning Skate
Oct 14, 2010
The NST takes to the ice for a morning skate before a three game exhibition series against USA.
2010 PARA: USA 2 - JPN 0 Gold
Mar 20, 2010
United States vs. Japan at the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games. (Gold)
2010 PARA: NOR 2 - CAN 1 Bronze
Mar 19, 2010
Canada vs. Norway at the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games. (Bronze)
2010 PARA: CAN 1 - JPN 3
Mar 18, 2010
Canada's National Sledge Team vs. Japan at the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games.
2010 PARA: NOR 0 - CAN 5
Mar 16, 2010
Canada's National Sledge Team vs. Norway at the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games.
2010 PARA: Reception
Mar 15, 2010
Canada's NST attends a reception during the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games.
2010 PARA: CAN 10 - SWE 1
Mar 14, 2010
Canada's National Sledge Team vs. Sweden at the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games.
2010 PARA: CAN 4 - ITA 0
Mar 13, 2010
Canada's National Sledge Team vs. Italy at the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games.
2010 PARA : Opening Ceremony
Mar 12, 2010
Canada's NST taking part to the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver.
2010 PARA: Practice
Mar 11, 2010
Canada's NST takes to the ice at the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games
2010 PARA: Misc.
Mar 03, 2010
Canada's National Sledge Team Captain, Jean Labonté, takes a run with the Olympic Torch Relay.
2010 OLYW: Flag Raising
Feb 10, 2010
Canada's National Women's Team taking part in the Flag Raising ceremony at the Olympic Village in Vancouver, B.C.
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