Biography:

Owen Nolan won the gold medal with Team Canada at Salt Lake City 2002,  ending a 50-year Olympic gold medal drought for Canada’s men’s ice hockey team. Nolan contributed three assists over six games.

Nolan represented Canada for the first time at the 1997 IIHF World Championship where he registered seven points (four goals, three assists) in ten games to help Team Canada win the gold medal. Nolan finished the tournament second in team scoring.

Nolan was selected first overall by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. Nolan ended up playing 18 seasons in the NHL with career totals of 1200 games played and 885 points. Nolan was a five-time NHL all-star.

Nolan was inducted to the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame in 2009 with his teammates from the 2002 Olympic hockey team.