January 14, 1965 |
Barrhead, AB, CAN
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
Nova Scotia Oilers
Cape Breton Oilers
New Haven Nighthawks
Orlando Solar Bears
May began his NHL career when he was signed as a free agent by the Boston Bruins, although he would spend most of his time in the minors. He would later move on to the Edmonton Oilers; again, he spent most of his time in the minors. It was only after his trade to the Washington Capitals in June 1989 that he would enjoy a bigger role. During his almost five seasons with the Capitals, his gritty, hard-nosed style of play would make him a fan favorite, and would help the team reach the semifinals for the first time in 1990. May would also later play for the Dallas Stars and Calgary Flames before finishing his NHL career.
In 393 NHL games, he scored 31 goals, 45 assists, and amassed 1,333 penalty minutes.
He currently is a hockey analyst for Comcast SportsNet Washington. Alan is married to Sherayne May and they have three children: Devin, Kaylee, and Brendan.
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