(born November 4, 1964 in Vancouver
, British Columbia
) is an assistant coach for the Portland LumberJax
in the National Lacrosse League
. Prior to starting his coaching career in the 2009 season
, Eliuk played 18 seasons in the NLL as a goaltender. He played for the Philadelphia Wings
for 15 seasons before being traded to the LumberJax, where he played for three seasons. Eliuk won four championships with the Wings, was named to the All-Pro team nine times, and retires as the league's all-time leader in saves.
Eliuk and Jim Veltman
will be inducted into the National Lacrosse League Hall of Fame
in March, 2009.
In January 2005, when the Wings were in Anaheim for a game against the Storm
, several members of the team, including Eliuk, went to a taping of the game show The Price Is Right
. Eliuk was chosen to participate, and won a world-map lithograph, some dinnerware, and an exercise machine. The episode aired on February 11, 2005.
Eliuk married Portland entertainer Daria O'Neill
on December 31, 2007.
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