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Tambellini Grew Up Around NHL Rinks, Now On Path To Return

Tambellini Grew Up Around NHL Rinks, Now On Path To Return

When Wolf Pack center Adam Tambellini was growing up in Western Canada, he didn't have to go far to be exposed to big-time hockey. All he really had to do was jump into his father Steve's car and head to NHL rinks in Vancouver and Edmonton.

"I'm not sure if I was a step ahead of anyone, but I was around a lot of rinks growing up," Adam said. "I was very fortunate to grow up in my family, one that offered a lot of support. I had the chance to watch the Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers practice and there's no better time than to experience that then when you are young."

After his retirement as a NHL player, Steve Tambellini was hired by the Canucks as...