The following article appeared on www.nhlpa.com on Saturday, April 14 featuring for NHL and Cornell great Joe Nieuwendyk.
By Nadia Vocaturo
3X STANLEY CUP CHAMPION (1989,1999, 2003)
4X NHL ALL-STAR (1988, '89, '89, '94)
CALDER MEMORIAL TROPHY (1987-88)
KING CLANCY MEMORIAL TROPHY (1994-95)
CONN SMYTHE TROPHY (1998-99)
1,257 GP FOR 5 NHL TEAMS (CGY, DAL, NJD, TOR, FLA)
1,126 NHL CAREER PTS (564 G, 562 A)
SECOND “FOREVER A FLAME” PROGRAM HONOUREE (2014)
HOCKEY HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE (2011)
NAMED AMONG 100 GREATEST NHL PLAYERS
The year was 2004, the host was Brett Lindros, and the player was Joe Nieuwendyk.
As we learn in this week’s episode, Nieuwendyk didn’t always have his sights set on hockey. In fact, it wasn’t even his best sport.
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