Henri Richard - the younger brother of Maurice 'The Rocket' Richard
Henri Richard (The Pocket Rocket) only played for the Montreal Canadiens in his NHL career between 1955-56 and 1974-75 seasons.
Johan Franzen is nicknamed The Mule
The MLB pitcher that was nicknamed the "Rocket" was Roger Clemens.
Former MLB pitcher, Roger Clemens, is nicknamed "The Rocket".
The first rocket launched as an attack was the V1 rocket, nicknamed "doodlebug
Wayne Gretzky is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League from 1979 to 1999. Nicknamed "The Great One", he has been called "the greatest hockey player ever" by many sportswriters, players, and the NHL itself. He is the leading point-scorer in NHL history, with more assists than any other player has points, and is the only NHL player to total over 200 points in one season - a feat he accomplished four times.
Because he showed the potential of past NHL greats such as Lemieux, Howe, and Gretzky, while its likely no player will ever reach the numbers these former players put out, Crosby was supposed to come close.
There is no major pool player that is nicknamed the Red Widow.
NHL player Alex Chiasson shoots right.
Nigel Winterburn is nicknamed Nutty.