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Nelson Emerson

Nelson Emerson  #19

Right Wing
NUMBER: 19 BIRTHDATE: August 17, 1967
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Hamilton, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: STL / 1985 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 3rd   (44th overall)
CCHA Rookie of the Year (1987) CCHA First All-Star Team (1988, 1990) NCAA West Second All-American Team (1988) CCHA Second All-Star Team (1989) NCAA West First All-American Team (1990) IHL First All-Star Team (1991) Garry F. Longman Memorial Trophy (Rookie of the Year IHL) (1991) Traded to Winnipeg by St. Louis with Stephane Quintal for Phil Housley, September 24, 1993. Traded to Hartford by Winnipeg for Darren Turcotte, October 6, 1995. Transferred to Carolina after Hartford franchise relocated, June 25, 1997. Traded to Chicago by Carolina for Paul Coffey, December 29, 1998. Traded to Ottawa by Chicago for Chris Murray, March 23, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, August 3, 1999. Traded to Los Angeles by Atlanta with Kelly Buchberger for Donald Audette and Frantisek Kaberle, March 13, 2000. Officially announced retirement, July 28, 2002.
Quote of the Day

I don't care how big the goalies' equipment is, when you're taking a shot like Ovechkin took [Wednesday], it's going to go in.

— Former player Mike Bossy on Capitals' Alex Ovechkin being the fifth player in NHL history to score 30-plus goals in 10 straight seasons