Alexei Ponikarovsky Welcomes Third Child

11/07/2008 at 08:00 AM ET
Aaron Harris/AP

Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Alexei Ponikarovsky and his wife Inna welcomed a son around 3 a.m. on Sunday, November 2nd. The new baby, whose name is reportedly Max, joins siblings Jessica and Alex. The 28-year-old’s coach, Ron Wilson, jokingly told reporters that Alexei "had a baby boy, he named it Ron."

Alexei, 28, has played for the Maple Leafs since being drafted in 1998. Prior to that, he played in his native Ukraine.

Source: The Star

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Remy Reid on

I heard during the Leafs game on Tuesday that they name him Max.

martina on

Poni has three kids? Wow. Congrats to him and his family.

Priya on

Aww, congrats Poni! GO LEAFS GO

Jerrica on

OMG PONI! I love him and CONGRATS!

brooklyn on

Aww! Congrats to the family!!

r9lee on

aww! congrats to them 🙂 i haven’t seen his kids in a while! they used to go to our neighbourhood park w/ their granny! very sweet kids…the daughter loved dogs and always tried to ride and hug my dogs! 🙂

Christine on

I hope they continue to sell the dayplanner with all of the teams family pics in them!
I have watched the families grow for years. I don’t think Poni and Inna were even married in the first couple that I have.

Congrats to them!!