Famous Burlingtonians

Jeff Christian - Professional Hockey Player

Jeffrey Christian is a retired Canadian ice hockey Left Winger. He has played for the New Jersey Devils, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Phoenix Coyotes. After his career in the NHL Jeff went on to play in the Central Hockey League before retiring in 2011. He started the Team Ryan Charitable Foundation to raise money for Pediatric cancer research.  Currently he is Head Coach of the Wheeling Nailers, the ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins.