|Born:||February 12, 1972||Draft:||1990 Nordiques #1 Overall|
|Hometown:||Belfast, Northern Ireland||Position:||RW|
|Known For:||Power Forward||Shoots:||Right|
Owen Liam Nolan (born 12 February 1972) is a Northern Irish-born Canadian former professional ice hockey. He was drafted first overall by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. During his 18-year NHL career, he played for the Nordiques, Colorado Avalanche, San Jose Sharks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Phoenix Coyotes, Calgary Flames, Minnesota Wild, as well as playing a season with the ZSC Lions of National League A. Born in Northern Ireland, he was raised in Thorold, Ontario and played for Canada internationally. A five-time NHL All-Star, Nolan is widely known as a power forward.
Owen Nolan Statistics
- Sharks Number 11, Owen Nolan
- Sharks 10 Captains in Franchise History
- San Jose Sharks’ Best Players in Franchise History
- Captain of the Sharks (1998-2003)
- 5x NHL All-Star Game (1992, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2002)
- Olympic Gold Medal (2002)
- World Championship Gold Medal (1997)
- World Championship Scorer of the CWG (1997)
- OHL Top Scoring Right Winger (Jim Mahon Trophy) (1990)
- OHL Rookie of the Year (Emms Family Award) (1989)
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