Athlete genes seem to run in the Comrie family, as both Mike Comrie and his brother are former professional hockey players.
Mike Comrie is a well-renowned former Canadian professional hockey player and a winner of the 2003 Ice Hockey World Championships.
So in this piece, we explore the family life of Canadian athlete Mike Comrie.
The family life of Mike Comrie
Mike Comrie was born to a rich family in Edmonton, Canada, on September 11, 1980. His parents, William H Comrie, the father, mother Theresa, and his uncles founded the furniture company, The Bricks (a fortune 500 company). In 2012, the company was sold for 700 million dollars.
Likewise, Mike Comrie grew up in a large family. He had two elder siblings, a brother Paul Gordon Comrie and a sister Cathy. In addition, Mike Comrie also has half brothers, Eric and Ty, from his father’s second marriage. Unfortunately, Mike’s mother passed away from cancer in 1990.
The Hockey Family
Mike Comrie hails from a rich family and shares a strong link between the game of Hockey and the NHL.
Mike Comrie, his elder brother Paul Gordon Comrie, and two of his half-brothers, Eric and Ty, are all professional NHL players.
Paul Gordon Comrie is a former professional NHL player who played for the Edmonton Oilers from 1999-2000. Paul played for the Fort Saskatchewan Traders and the University of Denver from 1996 to 1999 before beginning his brief professional career. The Tampa Bay Lightning picked him up in the ninth round, 224th overall, of the 1997 NHL Entry Draft. He was then dealt to the Edmonton Oilers (the team his brother, Mike Comrie, also played for). For the Oilers, he participated in fifteen NHL games in the 1999–2000 season. Unfortunately, due to concussion issues, Comrie was forced to quit at the age of 24.
NHL players are also two of Comrie’s younger half-brothers from his father’s second marriage. Ty, a center, and Eric, a goalie that the Winnipeg Jets drafted in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
The personal and professional life of Mike Comrie
Michael William Comrie, famously recognized as Mike Comrie, is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player. Furthermore, He played for the Edmonton Oilers, Philadelphia Flyers, Phoenix Coyotes, Ottawa Senators, New York Islanders, and Pittsburgh Penguins throughout his 13-year NHL career.
In addition, Mike also represented Canada in the Ice Hockey World Championships for three years. He was the shining star of Canada’s men’s Hockey team and won the 2003 Ice Hockey World Championships.
After having his third hip surgery, he announced his retirement at the beginning of 2012.
Likewise, Mike Comrie is also a father to his adorable son from his ex-wife, Hilary Duff.
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