Hockey has family ties like no other sport. Gordie Howe and Bobby Hull had brothers who played in the NHL and also had sons who became Hall of Fame players like their fathers. Six Sutter brothers played in the league at the same time, four Staal brothers, three Stastny brothers. The list goes on and on. Another family is preparing to enter the upper echelon of the group.
In 2010, Keith Tkachuk retired after an 18-year career as a classic power winger. Few players in history can match his combination of scoring ability and physicality. He amassed more than 500 goals and 2,000 penalty minutes. In 1996-97, he was a wrecking machine with 52 goals and 228 PIMs. In 2016, his elder son, Matthew, joined his father as a first-round pick (sixth overall), and in his first two NHL seasons, he has bec...
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