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Middle Eastern Hockey Players

Updated June 14, 2019 26.1k views12 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.