It isn’t very often when a 22-year old rookie is the best player on the ice during his first two NHL games. Yet, Jordan Nolan might be able to lay claim to such a statement after his performances in New York and Dallas over the weekend.
A seventh round draft pick by the Kings back at the 2009 NHL Draft, Nolan made quite the impression with his physical play and goal scoring ability. A 6-foot-3 forward, he’s always been a bit of a work-in-progress. However, it was obvious at training camp in September that he had taken giant steps forward in his development and that solid play extended into his season in Manchester, where he had nine goals and 13 assists – not to mention his 119 penalty minutes – in 40 games played.
The Kings Vision team have pulled together a brief highlight reel, check out what he can do with his stick, as well as his fists…
To see a similar video package on Dwight King, click here.
For the MayorsManor article on Nolan and King being promoted from the AHL, click here.