- Has missed 63 games this season due to knee surgery
WJC-A All-Star Team (1996) Best Defenseman - WJC-A (1996) NHL All-Rookie Team (1998)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1999)
Signed as a free agent by Lulea (Sweden), December 21, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 1, 2009. Missed 2011-12 and 2012-13 due to knee surgery.
You forget how good [Nieuwendyk] was. You hear the points and stuff and you almost forget until they kind of walk you through his career, and that was really cool for me. I might have felt it a little more than some of the other guys because he was one of my favorites growing up, but that was very cool and I'm honored to have been a part of it. I had chills the entire ceremony.
— Calgary's Joe Colborne on the "Forever a Flame" ceremony for Joe Nieuwendyk