Joseph "Joe" Nieuwendyk is a Canadian former National Hockey League player. He was a second round selection of the Calgary Flames, 27th overall, at the 1985 NHL Entry Draft and played 20 seasons for the Flames, Dallas Stars, New Jersey Devils, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Florida Panthers. He is one of only 11 players in NHL history to win the Stanley Cup with three or more different teams, winning titles with Calgary in 1989, Dallas in 1999 and New Jersey in 2003. A two-time Olympian, Nieuwendyk won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2002 winter games. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2011 and his uniform number 25 was honoured by the Flames in 2014. Joe Nieuwendyk was inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame in 2014. In 2017 Nieuwendyk was named one of the '100 Greatest NHL Players' in history. An accomplished box lacrosse player, Nieuwendyk led the Whitby Warriors to the 1984 Minto Cup national junior championship before focusing exclusively on hockey.
About Joe Nieuwendyk
Hall of Fame NHL center who played twenty years in the league and won the Stanley Cup with the three different teams.
He was a standout lacrosse player in his grade school days, considered one of the best junior players in of all Canada.
One Calgary newspaper expressed their disappointment over his draft with the headline Joe Who?
Had three children with wife Tina.
Theo Fleury led the Calgary Flames after he left the team.
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