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As a follow-up to my blog on the dwindling number of former Winnipeg Jets still playing in the NHL, here's the breakdown of the one-time Quebec Nordiques:

Players
Adam Foote-CBS
Martin Gelinas-NSH
Jon Klemm-LA
Aaron Miller-VAN
Owen Nolan-CGY
Martin Rucinsky-STL
Joe Sakic-COL (the only remaining Avalanche player to have suited up for the Nords)
Chris Simon-NYI*
Mats Sundin-TOR
Jocelyn Thibault-BUF

*technically, despite his suspension and leave of absence

(perhaps the list will grow with the rumored return of Peter Forsberg)

Execs
Ron Hextall-Asst GM, LA Kings
Garth Snow-GM, NY Islanders

Coaches
Dale Hunter-Head Coach, London Knights (OHL)
John Paddock-Head Coach, Ottawa Senators (NHL)

Broadcasters
Jamie Baker
Bill Lindsay
Greg Millen
Randy Moller


*note: Moller (PxP) and Lindsay (Color) work together as the Florida Panthers radio team

Next Generation
Jeremy Duchesne (PHI goalie prospect--son of Gaetan)
John Grahame (son of Ron)
Paul Stastny (son of Peter)

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Next up: Hartford Whalers
Filed Under:   WHA   Nordiques   Avalanche   NHL  
January 4, 2008 9:53 AM ET | Delete
You forgot Michel Goulet who is an exec with the Avalanche and Dylan Hunter who is Dale's son and plays for the Rochester Americans a draft pick of the Buffalo Sabres.
January 4, 2008 10:08 AM ET | Delete
Thanks 26. I'll openly admit I was primarily focused on the active players, and offered the others as a sample of the other roles former Nords currently play. Thanks for the additional info!!!
January 4, 2008 10:20 AM ET | Delete
Interesting observation 23. Good to have Gelinas here. He's a solid skater with a distinctive style and provides good leadership and outstanding hustle. He's all class as far as I'm concerned.
Yan
January 5, 2008 9:44 AM ET | Delete
Good stuff Number23.
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