ON THE ICE: HOCKEY

Skating With BruinsIn addition to being a future Hall of Fame baseball player, Tom Glavine is also known for his athleticism on the ice. Glavine was a top hockey player in high school and was even drafted in the fourth round of the 1984 NHL draft by the Los Angeles Kings. Below are some more hockey facts about Glavine.

High School: Billerica Memorial High School

Awards Received: Boston Bruins Carlton Award for top E. Massachusetts high school player (1983-84); Merrimack Valley Conference MVP (1983-84); Merrimack Valley Conference All-Star First Team (1981-82, 1982-83, 1983-84)

Other School Highlights: Won Merrimack Valley Conference Large Division title with Billerica in 1984 ... Had 232 points and 111 goals in high school career. (view photos)

Position Played: Center

Hockey Nickname: Silk, because of his smoothness on the ice

NHL Draft: Selected in the fourth round (69th pick overall) of the 1984 draft by Los Angeles Kings

Scholarships: Turned down hockey scholarship at University of Lowell to pursue pro baseball career

Skating With The Pros: Skated with the Boston Bruins at a practice in 1992 (view photo)

Coaching: Currently helps coach his kids' hockey teams with the Atlanta Fire. Click to view Tom's coaching bio from the Atlanta Fire web site. (view photos -2007) (view photos-2009)

Certification: Level 4 USA Hockey Certification