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Ed Jovanovski

Ed Jovanovski  #55

NUMBER: 55 BIRTHDATE: June 26, 1976
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Windsor, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 220 DRAFTED: FLA / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (1st overall)
OHL All-Rookie Team (1994) OHL Second All-Star Team (1994) OHL First All-Star Team (1995) NHL All-Rookie Team (1996) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2001, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008) Traded to Vancouver by Florida with Dave Gagner, Mike Brown, Kevin Weekes and Florida's 1st round choice (Nathan Smith) in 2000 Entry Draft for Pavel Bure, Bret Hedican, Brad Ference and Vancouver's 3rd round choice (Robert Fried) in 2000 Entry Draft, January 17, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 1, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 1, 2011. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to knee injury at Tampa Bay, January 29, 2013. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to recurring hip injury and resulting surgery, April 5, 2013.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016