Emmanuel "Manny" Noveen Malhotra (born May 18, 1980) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre, who is currently playing with the Lake Erie Monsters in the American Hockey League (AHL) on a try-out basis. He previously played in the NHL for the Montreal Canadiens, Carolina Hurricanes, Vancouver Canucks, San Jose Sharks, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars and the New York Rangers. Malhotra is known as a two-way forward and for his faceoff proficiency
Malhotra was born and raised in Mississauga, Ontario. His father, Shadi was born in Lahore, Punjab, British India, (present-day Pakistan) and worked as a research chemist for Xerox. He holds over 110 patents and is now retired. His mother, Lise, is a French-Canadian and was a stay-at-home mom.  His parents both hold doctorate degrees from the Université Laval in Quebec City – his father's in polymer chemistry and his mother's in biochemistry – and prioritized education for Malhotra. Due to his mother's French background, he spoke both French and English at home. Malhotra has three siblings, two brothers and a sister.
Malhotra started playing organized hockey at the age of seven. He attended John Fraser Secondary School in Mississauga before graduating from Our Lady of Lourdes in Guelph, Ontario. Malhotra moved to Guelph to begin his OHL career with the Guelph Storm, during which time he was awarded the Bobby Smith Trophy as the OHL's scholastic player of the year in 1998. He has referred to it as the award he is most proud of in his hockey career. In 2009, he received the National Leadership Award in a ceremony at his former high school in Guelph.
In his initial years with the Rangers, the organization arranged for him to live with former player Doug Sulliman and his family. In September 2007, Malhotra married Joann Nash, sister of National Basketball Association (NBA) star Steve Nash and former Vancouver Whitecaps FC midfielder Martin Nash. Malhotra and Joann had their first child in the summer of 2008, a boy named Caleb. Their second son, Isaiah, was born on September 30, 2012.
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|Date of Birth||Apr 30, 1980|
|Is this Person Alive?||Yes|