Hockey siblings' sister sticks to boxing

Noriko Kariya, NHL star Paul's sister, is making her name as a pro boxer. With three brothers playing pro hockey, how did she wind up in the ring?

Originally Published: November 30, 2005
By Thomas Gerbasi | MaxBoxing.com

Back in Canada, the name "Kariya" is the equivalent of royalty to rabid hockey fans, who have seen Steve, Martin, and most famously, Paul, take to the ice with a flair and finesse that can leave you speechless at times.

So it goes without saying that when another Kariya sibling decided to enter professional sports, the red carpet was prepared and unfurled.

But Noriko Kariya, Paul's younger sister, didn't stay in Canada to bask in the hype and glory that was undoubtedly waiting for her. ...

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