Name Paul Messier
Education University of Denver
Weight 73 kg
|Played for Colorado Rockies|
Height 1.85 m
Role Mark Messier's brother
Nieces Jacqueline Jean Messier
|Born January 27, 1958 (age 57)
Nottingham, England, GBR (1958-01-27) |
NHL Draft 41st overall, 1978 Colorado Rockies
Siblings Mark Messier, Mary-Kay Messier
Nephews Douglas Paul Messier, Lyon Messier
Paul Edmond Messier (born January 27, 1958) is a retired ice hockey player. He is the older brother of NHL legend Mark Messier.
Messier was born in Nottingham, England and his family moved to Canada when he was young and he grew up playing hockey in the Edmonton minor system. He played for the University of Denver and briefly in the National Hockey League for the Colorado Rockies. In 1994 Messier served as head coach and general manager of the Tampa Bay Tritons, a professional roller hockey team that played in Roller Hockey International for one season. His brother Mark was the team's owner.
Messier, who has two children and is married, is managing one of his brother's investments – a small hotel in Harbour Island, Bahamas.