Tie Domi
Canadian ice hockey player
Tie Domi
Tahir "Tie" Domi is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. Known for his role as an enforcer, he played for the Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Rangers and Winnipeg Jets over a sixteen-year NHL career. He has more penalty minutes than any other player in the history of the Maple Leafs and third overall in penalty minutes in NHL history.
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The Fathers Fought on the Ice. The Sons Are Roommates.
NYTimes - 22 days
A quarter-century after the Rangers’ Tie Domi and the Flyers’ Jeff Chychrun tangled, Max Domi and Jakob Chychrun both play for the Arizona Coyotes.
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Tie Domi Moves From Penalty Box to Arena Suite, Watching His Son’s Blossoming Career
NYTimes - over 1 year
Domi, who recently published a memoir about his long career as an N.H.L. enforcer, is enjoying life as a fan as his son Max plays his rookie season with the Arizona Coyotes.
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Domi Fought, but His Son Scores
NYTimes - over 3 years
Max Domi, the son of the former N.H.L. player Tie Domi, is set to become a first-round pick at the N.H.L. draft on June 30.     
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NHL notes: Domi making enemies
Calgary Sun - over 4 years
Ex-Toronto Maple Leafs enforcer Tie Domi might be buddies with Mats Sundin but he likely doesn't have too many other fans in Sweden.
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NHL notes: Ex-Leafs together again
Calgary Sun - over 4 years
Ex-Toronto Maple Leafs Mats Sundin and Tie Domi will be reunited in the Winter Classic alumni game at Comerica Park.
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The 33 Most Intimidating Players in NHL History - Bleacher Report
Google News - over 5 years
Tie Domi played 16 years in the NHL for the Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Rangers and Winnipeg Jets. Domi's role was primarily that of an enforcer, and he was an intimidating presence on the ice because of it. In fact, the only person he probably
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Korolev remembered as a man with a big heart - Globe and Mail
Google News - over 5 years
Also paying their respects were former NHLers Alexei Yashin, Ken Dryden, Tie Domi, Steve Thomas, Derek King, Dallas Eakins and Doug Gilmour. NHL executives Mike Murphy and Kris King, who played on the Leafs with Korolev, attended as well
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Jeremy Roenick: Philadelphia fans are 'crazy, crazy SOBs' - Yahoo! Sports (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
"Do you remember when Tie Domi of the Toronto Maple Leafs were playing the Philadelphia Flyers and he was in the penalty box and that Philadelphia fan dove through the glass into the penalty box after the guy. That. Is. Messed up fans
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Young Knights charge up the power play - London Free Press
Google News - over 5 years
The two players have more than a first name in common -- they're the sons of former NHLers Tie Domi and Al Iafrate. (DEREK, RUTTAN The London Free Press) When Max Domi threaded a needle through a bunch of Kitchener Rangers toward three-goal man Josh
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Domi is 'nothing like his dad' - Montreal Gazette
Google News - over 5 years
They say that he is the opposite of Tie Domi. Apparently, Tie Domi was a terrible hockey player who could not skate, make passes or complete plays. It seems he was just some thug who spent his 15-year NHL career beating people up
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Family, friends, former teammates remember Belak - The Associated Press
Google News - over 5 years
Tie Domi, who played with Belak for five seasons with Toronto, remembered the friend who sat next to him in the Maple Leafs' locker room. "He was a very special guy and was loved by everyone," Domi said. "He was a teammate, a great, great teammate. ... -
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Domi: Sadness and anger - Toronto Sun
Google News - over 5 years
At 20000 feet, Tie Domi let spill the gamut of emotions he's been feeling over the death of his good friend and ex-teammate Wade Belak. (QMI AGENCY Files) EN ROUTE TO NASHVILLE — As we are winging our way at 20000 feet ... - -
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Max Domi grabs spotlight from dad - Toronto Sun
Google News - over 5 years
Tie Domi is in London this week doing what he can to stay out of the spotlight. (QMI Agency/Craig Robertson) Tie Domi sits in the least conspicuous spot he can find at the John Labatt Centre. He's watching son Max begin the long, tough road to what
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Max Domi joins Knights - Toronto Sun
Google News - over 5 years
Max Domi, son of former NHLer Tie Domi, is all smiles as he is introduced by the London Knights on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011. (QMI Agency/Mike Hensen) The talented 16-year-old son of former Toronto Maple Leafs enforcer Tie Domi was formally introduced at ... - -
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Tie Domi vs Sandy McCarthy - Pension Plan Puppets
Google News - over 5 years
Tie Domi uses his spin cycle and they both swing for the fences at the same time. McCarthy lands one on Domi that sends his helmet flying and at the same time Domi cracks McCarthy with a left and another one right after. Domi then grabs the linesman
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25 Most Hilarious, Painful and Shocking Overly-Involved Sports Fan Videos - Bleacher Report
Google News - over 5 years
He is squirted with a water bottle and leans on the glass to give Tie Domi a piece of his mind. The glass didn't hold his weight and collapsed. At that point the guy was already pot-committed. With no way to back out, it was go time
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Is there a place for fighting in professional sports? - Drexel University The Triangle Online
Google News - over 5 years
In 2001, Toronto Maple Leafs' right wing Tie Domi was seated in his usual spot, the penalty box. Unfortunately for Domi, he was in Philadelphia. A Flyers fan couldn't help but heckle the brawler as he served his time. The small yet scrappy Domi wasn't
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Baseball's jerks the stuff of legend - Toronto Sun
Google News - over 5 years
“Tie Domi?” you whippersnappers ask. No, though Tie did throw water at a fan in Philadelphia. No, I mean Ty Cobb, the original baseball jerk, and for my money still the biggest. The Georgia Peach won a dozen batting titles a century ago, but he's best
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Tie Domi
    FORTIES
  • 2012
    Age 42
    Tie's son, Max Domi, is also a hockey player and plays for the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League. During the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, an international under-18 competition Max was participating in, Domi allegedly stole a video camera belonging to a Swedish coach, who was recording the Canadian team's practice – a legal practice.
    More Details Hide Details Domi took the unmanned camera before later returning it without the battery. Domi is a current spokesperson for Comwave, a telecommunications company.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    Age 39
    In October 2009, Domi began competing as a pairs figure skater on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, reality show Battle of the Blades with Christine Hough.
    More Details Hide Details Domi has also been involved in football and Canadian football at the professional and semi-professional levels. He played a full season for Kosovo of the Canadian International Soccer League during the summer of 1995, and appeared in two pre-season exhibition games as a placekicker for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.
  • 2007
    Age 37
    In 2007 Domi played himself in an episode of season 2 of Canadian sitcom Rent-a-Goalie titled "Domi Daze".
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  • 2006
    Age 36
    Tie Domi has three children from his marriage to his ex-wife, Leanne: daughters Carlin and Avery Rose, and son Max. Domi's 13-year marriage ended in divorce in 2006 amid allegations by Domi's wife that he had committed adultery with then-MP Belinda Stronach; a settlement was reached in September 2006 before allegations could be raised in court.
    More Details Hide Details Tie now spends his time with his girlfriend, Heather and his children. Tie regularly attends his son, Max's hockey games, cheering him on through the NHL season.
    Domi became a free agent on July 1, 2006.
    More Details Hide Details Without a contract several months later, Domi announced his retirement on September 19. During his NHL career, Domi also appeared in three films, playing a role in the 1999 independent film Men of Means, while also making a cameo appearance in the hockey-themed drama Mystery, Alaska. Following his retirement, Domi accepted a position in broadcasting with The Sports Network (TSN), a stint that lasted less than a month.
    On June 30, 2006, the Maple Leafs opted to buy out the final year of Domi's contract.
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    Seven days later, on March 10, 2006, Domi was a healthy scratch for the Maple Leafs game versus the New York Islanders.
    More Details Hide Details It was the first time since the 1999 playoffs that Tie had been made a healthy scratch by coach Pat Quinn. Domi stated publicly that he was not happy with being benched, a fact that was underlined by his staying in his hotel room, not arriving at the game until after the second period. This is widely regarded as a contributing factor in the decision to buy out his contract.
    Also, Domi played his 1,000th career NHL game, on March 3, 2006 against the Buffalo Sabres.
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  • 2005
    Age 35
    In what turned out to be his final season of 2005–06, Domi scored his 100th NHL goal.
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  • 2003
    Age 33
    He had his best season in the 2003-04 NHL season, when he set career highs of 15 goals and 29 points.
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  • 2002
    Age 32
    He never played a game with Nashville, later re-signing with Toronto as a free agent on July 14, 2002.
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    On June 30, 2002, Domi was traded to the Nashville Predators by Toronto for Nashville's 8th round choice (Shaun Landolt) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
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  • 2001
    Age 31
    On May 3, 2001, in the closing seconds of Game 4 of the 2001 Eastern Conference Semi-finals, well away from the play, Domi threw an elbow at the head of New Jersey Devils defenceman Scott Niedermayer, knocking him unconscious.
    More Details Hide Details Domi received a five-minute intent to injure penalty and was later suspended by the league for the remainder of the playoffs.
  • 2000
    Age 30
    During the 2000–01 season, Domi was fined $1,000 (the maximum possible fine at the time) for an incident involving a fan during an away game against the Philadelphia Flyers.
    More Details Hide Details Sitting in the penalty box, Domi used his water bottle to spray water at a heckler, prompting another Flyers fan, Christopher Falcone, to begin yelling at him and climbing up the glass. The glass panel gave way, and Falcone fell into the penalty box. Domi then grabbed Falcone and punched him several times. After the game in an interview, Domi said to the media, "It's nice to see the fans get involved, I guess."
  • TWENTIES
  • 1997
    Age 27
    In the 1997–98 season, Domi set a Leafs single-season record with 365 penalty minutes, passing a mark set by Tiger Williams in 1977–78.
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  • 1995
    Age 25
    In 1995, Domi was traded back to the Toronto Maple Leafs.
    More Details Hide Details That year, New York Rangers defenceman Ulf Samuelsson was famously knocked unconscious by a sucker punch to the face from Domi. Domi received an eight-game suspension and a fine for the incident, described by some as one of the cheapest shots in NHL history. Domi insisted that Samuelsson provoked the punch by repeatedly calling him "dummy".
  • 1991
    Age 21
    After playing a full NHL campaign with the Rangers in 1991–92, Domi was traded early the following season to the Winnipeg Jets.
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  • 1990
    Age 20
    During his 28 games with New York in 1990–91, he scored his first NHL goal.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1989
    Age 19
    Domi turned professional in 1989–90 with Toronto's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Newmarket Saints.
    More Details Hide Details He recorded 14 goals and 25 points over 57 games, while also making his NHL debut, appearing in two games with the Leafs that year. In the off-season, he was traded to the New York Rangers. He split the subsequent year between New York and their AHL affiliate, the Binghamton Rangers.
  • 1988
    Age 18
    During the off-season, he was selected in the second round (27th overall) by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1988 NHL Entry Draft.
    More Details Hide Details Upon his selection, Domi returned to the Petes for one more season of junior, recording 14 goals and 30 points over 43 games.
  • 1987
    Age 17
    Playing a full season with the Petes in 1987–88, he recorded an OHL career-high 22 goals and 43 points over 60 games.
    More Details Hide Details With 292 penalty minutes, Domi quickly earned a reputation as an enforcer.
  • 1986
    Age 16
    After being selected in the seventh round (102nd overall) of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) Priority Selection by the Peterborough Petes, Domi began his major junior career in 1986–87.
    More Details Hide Details He spent his first year as a part-time player with the Petes, also seeing time with the nearby Peterborough Roadrunners in the Metro Junior A Hockey League.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1969
    Born
    Born on November 1, 1969.
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