(March 15, 1975- )
5'11; 182 lbs
Center/Left Wing for the Montreal Canadiens (1996-98), Tampa Bay Lightning (1998-2000), Toronto Maple Leafs (2000-08) and the Colorado Avalanche (2008-10)
Why he might be annoying
In the 2001-2002 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Tucker took out New York Islanders' captain Michael Peca with a low hit that knocked him out for the duration of the playoffs. Peca had to have reconstructive knee surgery and wound up missing half of the next season.
He is a notorious 'yapper' on the ice, but rarely ever fights.
He often dives to accentuate penalty calls, and then whines if the referee doesn't call a penalty on the opposing player.
In early 2002, he was suspended for two games after charging Washington Capitals' defense man Sergei Gonchar.
His teams have not made it past the Eastern Conference Finals.
Why he might not be annoying
He is one of the NHL's quintessential 'pests.'
He scored 24 goals with 59 points in 2001-2002, a career high and was a +24.
He won three Memorial Cups while playing with the Kamloops Blazers of the Western Hockey League.
He played 16 seasons in the NHL.
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Year In Review:
For 2014, as of last week, Out of 6 Votes: 16.67% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 124 Votes: 41.13% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 231 Votes: 48.92% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 190 Votes: 43.16% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 439 Votes: 48.75% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 612 Votes: 36.93% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 1097 Votes: 32.18% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 2827 Votes: 43.58% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 3642 Votes: 39.29% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 2778 Votes: 42.01% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 1447 Votes: 42.43% Annoying
In 2003, Out of 168 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
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