Stars make Nieuwendyk general manager

Stars make Nieuwendyk general manager

DALLAS, May 31 (UPI) -- The Dallas Stars made long-time NHL forward Joe Nieuwendyk their general manager Sunday and canned co-General Managers Brett Hull and Les Jackson.

Nieuwendyk ends 20-year NHL career

SUNRISE, Fla., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Joe Nieuwendyk, who has scored more than 560 goals over a 20-year NHL career, said he is retiring as a player because of back problems.

NHL: Florida 4, Washington 3 (SO)

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Nathan Horton and Joe Nieuwendyk both scored shoot-out goals Sunday as the Florida Panthers beat the Washington Capitals, 4-3.

Maple Leafs keep Ed Belfour

TORONTO, June 30 (UPI) -- The Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday agreed to terms with 39-year-old goaltender Ed Belfour, one of four players who re-signed with the team.

NHL: Toronto 4, Ottawa 1

TORONTO, April 20 (UPI) -- Joe Nieuwendyk scored a pair of goals Tuesday as Toronto posted a 4-1 victory over Ottawa in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals.

NHL: Toronto 6, Ottawa 0

, April 3 (UPI) -- Joe Nieuwendyk scored twice less than three minutes apart in the second period Saturday as Toronto beat Ottawa, 6-0, and took first in the Northeast.

NHL: Toronto 3, Boston 0

BOSTON, March 25 (UPI) -- Ed Belfour made 33 saves and Joe Nieuwendyk and Ron Francis scored Thursday night, giving Toronto a 3-0 victory over Boston.

NBA: St. Louis 3, Toronto 2 (OT)

TORONTO, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Chris Pronger's power-play goal 30 seconds into overtime lifted the St. Louis Blues to a 3-2 victory and Toronto's eight-game winning streak.

NHL: Toronto 6, Boston 0

BOSTON, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Ed Belfour made 25 saves for his 67th career shutout Thursday night as Toronto won its seventh straight, 6-0 over Boston.

NHL: Toronto 3, Dallas 1

DALLAS, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Joe Nieuwendyk snapped a third-period tie with a power-play goal and Ed Belfour made 15 saves Wednesday night, giving Toronto a 3-1 win over Dallas.

Leafs ink Nieuwendyk

TORONTO, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- The Toronto Maple Leafs have agreed to terms with former Conn Smythe Trophy winner Joe Nieuwendyk.

New Jersey 1, Boston 1 (OT)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., April 3 (UPI) -- Joe Nieuwendyk's goal in the opening minute of overtime was negated by a penalty Thursday night as the New Jersey Devils settled for a 1-1 tie with the Boston B

New Jersey 4, Pittsburgh 3

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Joe Nieuwendyk and Scott Gomez scored 37 seconds apart midway through the third period Sunday to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh

New Jersey 5; San Jose 4 (OT)

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Joe Nieuwendyk scored with 13 seconds left in the third period Wednesday night, then beat Miikka Kiprusoff on a breakaway with 28 seconds to go in overtime as N

New Jersey 3; Montreal 2

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Joe Nieuwendyk scored twice in the third period Tuesday night to lead New Jersey to a 3-2 victory over Montreal.
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Joe Nieuwendyk

Joseph Nieuwendyk (born September 10, 1966) is the general manager of the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL) and a retired Canadian ice hockey player. He won the Stanley Cup three times, in three different decades, (1980s, 1990s, and 2000s) on three different teams, (Calgary Flames, Dallas Stars, and New Jersey Devils), one of only four players in Stanley Cup history to win the Cup with three different teams. He is considered to be one of the best face-off men in NHL history. He announced his retirement from professional hockey due to chronic back problems on December 6, 2006, effective immediately. He was hired by the Florida Panthers as a special consultant to the general manager and later became special assistant to the general manager for the Toronto Maple Leafs. His sweater (#25) was retired in Lynah Rink at Cornell University on February 26, 2010), the first sweater to be retired at Cornell (along with Ken Dryden's sweater #1). Nieuwendyk was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in the class of 2011, along with former teammates Ed Belfour and Doug Gilmour, and Mark Howe.

Nieuwendyk is a nephew of former NHL player Ed Kea and a cousin of former NHL player Jeff Beukeboom.

Niewendyk grew up in his hometown of Whitby, Ontario playing his minor hockey for the Brooklin-Whitby program of the OMHA's Eastern Ontario League. In 1983-84, Niewendyk was signed by the Pickering Panthers of the OHA Metro Jr.B. League before accpeting an NCAA scholarship to play for Cornell University in 1984-85.

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