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Joe Nieuwendyk

Joe Nieuwendyk  #25

Center
NUMBER: 25 BIRTHDATE: September 10, 1966
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Oshawa, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 209 DRAFTED: CGY / 1985 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (27th overall)
AwardsSeasons
Calder Memorial Trophy 1987-1988
King Clancy Memorial Trophy 1994-1995
Conn Smythe Trophy 1998-1999
2006-07: Notched an assist Nov. 22 vs. Tampa Bay...Scored the GWG on the PP on Nov. 20 at Boston...Notched a goal on Nov. 10 at Buffalo...Recorded an assist Nov. 8 vs. NY Rangers...Returned to the lineup after missing five games with a hip flexor and scored a goal on Oct. 21 at Atlanta...Had two goals and one assists Oct. 6 vs. Boston....The two goals Oct. 6 moved him into 19th place on the NHL All-Time goals scored list (562 goals) passing Guy LeFleur. 2006 Preseason: Played in four preseason games recording two PIM with seven shots on goal. NHL ENTRY DRAFT: Calgary's second choice (27th overall) in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft.
ECAC Rookie of the Year (1985) ECAC First All-Star Team (1986, 1987) NCAA East First All-American Team (1986, 1987) ECAC Player of the Year (1987) Calder Memorial Trophy (1988) NHL All-Rookie Team (1988) Dodge Ram Tough Award (1988) King Clancy Memorial Trophy (1995) Conn Smythe Trophy (1999) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1988, 1989, 1990, 1994) Traded to Dallas by Calgary for Corey Millen and Jarome Iginla, December 19, 1995. Traded to New Jersey by Dallas with Jamie Langenbrunner for Jason Arnott, Randy McKay and New Jersey's 1st round choice (later traded to Columbus later traded to Buffalo Buffalo selected Daniel Paille) in 2002 Entry Draft, March 19, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, September 9, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Florida, August 1, 2005. Officially announced his retirement, December 7, 2006.
Quote of the Day

It was the look in his eyes. Hockey is the most important thing in his life. He wants to be a hockey player, and nothing's going to stop him from being a hockey player.

— Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin on forward Alex Galchenyuk's potential