He grew up in Fort Erie, Ontario, across the Peace Bridge from Buffalo, where his father, Larry, skated for the Bisons of the American Hockey League for 13 seasons, longer than any other player.
He holds dual citizenship but said, “even though I was born in Canada, I’m as proud as any American can be.”
WALLACE: Yes, that's true. We should point out Governor Granholm is a Canadian and cannot run for president.
GRANHOLM: I'm American. I've got dual citizenship.
WALLACE: Who are you rooting for in the Olympics?
GRANHOLM: U.S., come on!
WALLACE: OK. There you go. Anyway, they're doing--
GRANHOLM: I left Canada when I was four. Come on.