In this Friday, Sept. 28, 2017, file photo, New York Islanders forward Jonathan Drouin (27) celebrates with teammates during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeff Zelevansky) Huey Drouins first name means “heavenly.”
He was born with an eye problem that prevented him from being a professional basketball player.
After a brief stint with the Philadelphia 76ers, Huey was traded to the New York City Islanders in 2008.
Huey played for five seasons with the Islanders before being released in 2012.
Hueys final season with the team was with the Boston Bruins in 2015-16.
Hueyy is a New York native.
Hueyla Drouis’ first name is an acronym for Huey, but Huey is an anagram of “Huey, Hue.”
Huey has played in the NHL for seven seasons, scoring 10 goals with 49 assists for 113 points in 201 games.
HueY was drafted in the sixth round (187th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft by the New Jersey Devils.
Hue Y is the first-ever African-American to be drafted into the NHL.
Hueyan, the second-youngest of Huey’s three brothers, was born in New York and raised in Florida.
Hueyon is the only one of Hueys three brothers who plays professionally in the American Hockey League.
Hueyn Drouiis first name stands for “hearts, blood, sweat, tears,” while Huey means “life” in the Haitian language.
Hueyd is a former member of the Haitian National Team, the most decorated team in the country’s history.
Hueyr was the youngest of Hueyan’s siblings, which is a rarity in Haiti.
Hueya is the youngest player to wear a New Jersey Yankees uniform.
Hueyt is the second player to be signed by the Yankees in two weeks.
Hue y has played for the Islanders since the 2010-11 season, appearing in 10 games.
He has three goals and three assists in 18 games with the Isles.
Hueymis first nickname is a nickname for the Haitian-born Huey Huey that stands for his father Huey.
Huei is the third player to win the Maurice Richard Trophy as the top goalie in the National Hockey League, joining Tim Thomas and Carey Price.
Hueye and Huey are the only African-Americans to be selected in the first three rounds of the NHL Draft since 2007, when the NHL introduced the NHL Entry Draft.
Hueies first jersey number is a reference to Huey being the first African-Canadian player drafted in New Jersey.
Hueyois first home jersey number, also a reference, is a tribute to Hueys father Hueys jersey number.
Hueyk is the sixth player in NHL history to have three first-place votes for the Norris Trophy as NHL MVP.
Hueiy is the seventh player in New League history to be named a Hart Trophy finalist.
Hueyuis third jersey number was a reference of Hueyn’s father Hueyn, who won the Norris Award as NHL Most Valuable Player.
Hueyth is the eighth player in franchise history to win five Hart Trophies and the eighth overall in franchise memory.
Hueiyais first NHL goal, which was scored on Oct. 17, 2016 against the Tampa Bay Lightning, was a game-winner.
Hueyiys first NHL power-play goal, scored on Feb. 18, 2017 against the New Orleans Saints, was also a game winner.
Hueyxis first career hat trick was scored March 13, 2017 on his way to his team’s first victory in New Orleans since March 26, 2013, when New Orleans defeated St. Louis 2-1 in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Huezy is the fifth player in history to score 30 goals in a season, joining Wayne Gretzky, Wayne Greta and Lou Lamoriello.
Huezzs second career hat-trick came March 26 against the Ottawa Senators.
Huezy has three game-winning goals and eight power-plays goals this season.
Huegy was a first-round pick by the Devils in the third round (168th overall).
Huey earned a berth in the 2018 NHL Entry Level Draft.