Gino Odjick is a well-known former professional ice hockey player, who once suffered from flu.
Gino Odjick plays left winger, as he played for the Vancouver Canucks, New York Islanders, Philadelphia Flyers, and Montreal Canadiens between 1990 and 2002.
Gino love for sport started from a tender age, which he did get himself invovlved in, but until he was 11 years old did he start playing more organized games.
Gino was suffering from flu, but as of now, he seems in good health, although he was unable to attend the team’s First Nations Night in Rogers Arena in 2022 due to flu. He did, however, deliver a virtual speech to the audience.
He had already battled the terminally ill disease. He announced in 2014 that he had been diagnosed with AL amyloidosis.
Al amyloidosis is an uncommon blood condition whose cause is frequently unknown. He was given only a few months to live, but he was later given an experimental treatment.
After the experimental treatment, he improved and his condition is no longer considered terminal. There have been no reports of him becoming ill as a result of the treatment.
Worth Rich stated that Gino’s net worth is about $2 million, as he was a member of the National Hockey League for twelve years. In 2015, he was also honored with an Indspire Award in the sports category.
The Vancouver Canucks selected Odjick in the fifth round (86th overall) at the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. With the Canucks, he was mostly an enforcer.
He shared a line with Pavel Bure during his stay in Vancouver. From 1990–91 through 1997–98, he spent eight seasons with the Canucks
Jolene Odjick is popularly known as the wife of the former ice hockey player Gino. Jolene has always been by Gino’s side, and she is a very loving and caring wife.
They have two children together. Bure Odjick and Tobias Commanda-Odjick are their children’s names.
Gino appears to be very discreet about his personal life since he hasn’t revealed anything about their marriage to the public.