Phoenix Defenseman Ed Jovanovski Scores a Hat Trick

November 4th, 2010 by Joel Prosser Leave a reply »
Ed Jovanovski of the Phoenix Coyotes just did the unthinkable. 

A. He scored a hat trick for the offensively challenged Coyotes

B. He scored a hat trick against the always defence minded Nashville Predators

C. He scored a hat trick as a defenceman.

When was the last time you heard of a defenceman getting a hat trick? I couldn't find any official stats, but I have to think it would have been before the dead puck era, back in the all offence days of the 80s and early 90s.

Someone, who actually is a Phoenix fan and follows the team more closely than I, can write an in-depth analysis of the game. I just want to write an article about one of my favorite defenceman. (Yes, I still have a Jovo jersey, even after he left Vancouver as a free agent)

Jovanovski was the main piece coming back to Vancouver in the Pavel Bure trade with Florida and was the best of a pretty good group of Vancouver defencemen that included Brent Sopel, Mattias Ohlund, Sami Salo and Marek Malik in the years before the lockout.

Coming out of the lockout, the Canucks were faced with having cap space to resign only one of two star p ...

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