2019 Hockey Eligibles

Barret Jackman was your prototypical stay-at-home blueliner who served the St. Louis Blues very well over his career.  A natural leader, Jackman was never going to become a playmaker but he did battle through a lot of injuries to have a very good career in the National Hockey League.  Jackman…
Just how incredible was 2004 for Brad Richards?  The product of Prince Edward Island won the Conn Smythe Award (with 7 Game Winning Goals) as the MVP of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, helping to bring the Tampa Bay Lightning their first taste of hockey’s holy grail.  That regular season also…
The third overall pick from the 1998 Draft would have a good career in the National Hockey League, most notably in his early seasons with the Detroit Red Wings and later on with the Detroit Red Wings, where he would help them win the Stanley Cup in 2008.  Stuart was…
A good two way Center, David Legwand would have nine NHL campaigns where he would have over 40 Points in a season.  Legwand spent most of his career with the Nashville Predators and would have over 1,100 Games in the National Hockey League.
A very good defenseman from Slovakia, Lubomir Visnovsky has showcased offensive flash, though not many people outside of his markets appeared to be aware. Visnovsky finished 5 points shy of 500, still a good number for a defenseman but that number and only one All Star appearance isn’t likely to…
Pascal Dupuis was not drafted in the NHL, but he fought his way into the greatest professional hockey league in the world and had a sixteen year career. Dupuis played well on both ends of the ice and sporadically received voted for the Selke and Lady Byng Trophy.  He would…
Scott Gomez won the Calder Trophy in 2000 as the NHL’s top rookie and the skilled forward would play in two All Star Games. A two time Stanley Cup winner with the New Jersey Devils, Gomez would lead the NHL in assists in the 2003/04 campaign but he was never…
Vincent Lecavalier was saddled some lofty expectations when he entered the National Hockey League and while that level of excellence may not have been met (from the view he was seen at age 19), this is still a player who had one hell of a career.