Owen Nolan: Hall of Fame Bound?

November 10th, 2009 by Louis Pisano Leave a reply »

By Louis “King of Roncesvalles” Pisano

With the Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremony held last night in Toronto, and with the greats that were inducted, other players nearing the end of their careers must, in the back of their minds, be wondering whether or not they have been productive enough throughout their journey in the NHL to be honoured, as well.

After being drafted first overall by the Quebec Nordiques in 1990, now, almost 20 years later and in his 18th season in the NHL, Owen Nolan—though having faced many injuries through those years—has amassed 852 points (406 of those goals) and 1,753 penalty minutes in 1,127 games and has appeared in five All-Star games.

Nolan may be remembered best for his goal in the 1997 All-Star Game while playing with the San Jose Sharks, who hosted the event that year.  While streaking down the left wing on a breakaway, he pointed to the top corner above Dominik Hasek’s shoulder and proceeded to b ...

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