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30 Hockey Stars, 30 NHL Teams, 30 Gesture Drawings, 30 Days – Day Twenty

Ed Jovanovski

Gesture drawing of Ed Jovanovski, Florida Panthers. Poppy red colored pencil on standard sketchbook paper.

Jovanovski played in the Stanley Cup Finals in his rookie year.


30 Hockey Stars, 30 NHL Teams, 30 Gesture Drawings, 30 Days – Day Nineteen

Brett Hull

Gesture drawing of Brett Hull, St. Louis Blues. Ultramarine colored pencil on standard sketchbook paper.

Although my biggest memory of Hull is the 1999 Stanley Cup Finals (with the controversial goal), most of his career was spent in St. Louis.


30 Hockey Stars, 30 NHL Teams, 30 Gesture Drawings, 30 Days – Day Eighteen

Pat LaFontaine

Gesture drawing of Pat LaFontaine, New York Islanders. Orange colored pencil on standard sketchbook paper.

LaFontaine won the Bill Masterton Trophy in 1995, and has been inducted into both the Hockey Hall of Fame and the United States Hockey Hall of Fame.


30 Hockey Stars, 30 NHL Teams, 30 Gesture Drawings, 30 Days – Day Seventeen

Peter Stastny

Gesture drawing of Peter Stastny, Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche. Peacock blue colored pencil on standard sketchbook paper.

Stastny’s son Paul currently plays for the Avalanche.


30 Hockey Stars, 30 NHL Teams, 30 Gesture Drawings, 30 Days – Day Sixteen

Marian Hossa

Gesture drawing of Marian Hossa, Ottawa Senators. Gold colored pencil on standard sketchbook paper.

In the summer of 1999, one of my friends gave me his hockey card collection, and it included a Hossa rookie.


30 Hockey Stars, 30 NHL Teams, 30 Gesture Drawings, 30 Days – Day Fifteen

Rob Blake

Gesture drawing of Rob Blake, Los Angeles Kings. Violet colored pencil on standard sketchbook paper.

Blake won the Norris Trophy in 1998.


30 Hockey Stars, 30 NHL Teams, 30 Gesture Drawings, 30 Days – Day Fourteen

Mark Messier

Gesture drawing of Mark Messier, New York Rangers. True blue colored pencil on standard sketchbook paper.

I don’t think I need to explain any of Messier’s accomplishments.


30 Hockey Stars, 30 NHL Teams, 30 Gesture Drawings, 30 Days – Day Thirteen

Theo Fleury

Gesture drawing of Theo Fleury, Calgary Flames. Crimson red colored pencil on standard sketchbook paper.

At 5 feet, 6 inches, Fleury is the shortest NHL player ever (let’s hear it for the little guys!)

ETA: for some reason, ImageShack is acting funny today. I apologize for the picture not showing up, and I will fix it as soon as I can.

ETA 2: it should be fixed now.


30 Hockey Stars, 30 NHL Teams, 30 Gesture Drawings, 30 Days – Day Twelve

Kevin Dineen

Gesture drawing of Kevin Dineen, Hartford Whalers/Carolina Hurricanes. True green colored pencil on standard sketchbook paper.

This was the first gesture drawing I did for the series.


30 Hockey Stars, 30 NHL Teams, 30 Gesture Drawings, 30 Days – Day Eleven

Mike Dunham

Gesture drawing of Mike Dunham, Nashville Predators. Gold colored pencil on standard sketchbook paper.

Dunham attended the University of Maine.