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Middle Eastern Hockey Players

Blake Edwards
Updated June 14, 2019 23.8k views 12 items

List of Middle Eastern hockey players, both active and retired. There are many Middle Eastern-American hockey players in the NHL as well as many Canadian hockey players of Middle Eastern descent and this list has them all! Peruse this Middle Easter hockey player list and learn about these guys, skating for NHL teams today and in the past.

In 2008, Jordanian-American hockey player Justin Abdelkader became the first Middle Eastern NHL player (he's Arab) to win the Stanley Cup, playing with the Detroit Red Wings.
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Justin Abdelkader is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Middle Eastern Hockey Players
Left Wing.
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Nazem Kadri is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Middle Eastern Hockey Players
Center.
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Rhett Rakhshani is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Middle Eastern Hockey Players
Rhett Rakhshani
Right Wing.
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Brandon Saad is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Middle Eastern Hockey Players
Left Wing.
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Mika Zibanejad is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Middle Eastern Hockey Players
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Ramzi Abid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Middle Eastern Hockey Players
Left Wing. No longer active.
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Josef Boumedienne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Middle Eastern Hockey Players
Defense. No longer active.
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John Hanna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Middle Eastern Hockey Players
John Hanna
Defense. No longer active.
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Ed Hatoum is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Middle Eastern Hockey Players
Ed Hatoum
Right Wing. No longer active.
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Alain Nasreddine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Middle Eastern Hockey Players
Alain Nasreddine
Defense. No longer active.
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Daniel Rahimi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Middle Eastern Hockey Players
Defense.
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Fabian Joseph is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Middle Eastern Hockey Players
Fabian Joseph
Center. No longer active.