There's a place for art


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

Brian Rolston

Gesture drawing of Brian Rolston, Minnesota Wild. Mulberry colored pencil on standard sketchbook paper.

When the Bruins first acquired Rolston, I was disappointed, but he proved to be a very good player, and I was sad to see him leave.


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

Shayne Corson

Gesture drawing of Shayne Corson, Montreal Canadiens. Poppy red colored pencil on standard sketchbook paper.

Corson is the brother-in-law of former teammate Darcy Tucker.


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

Bill Guerin

Gesture drawing of Bill Guerin, Edmonton Oilers. Orange colored pencil on standard sketchbook paper.

Although I remember Guerin mostly for his time with the Bruins, he first emerged as a strong goal scorer with Edmonton.


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.