The Talent Factory
March 31, 2011
There are no National Hockey League teams that wear winged helmets. But it seems that everywhere you look in professional hockey's top league these days, there is a touch of maize and blue complementing each team's colors.
In the 2009-2010 season, 23 former Michigan hockey players laced up for an NHL team at least once, making Michigan the most represented college in the league.
"It's almost like a guy on every team has spent time in Ann Arbor," said Mike Knuble, who played at Michigan from 1991 to 1995 and is currently playing his 15th NHL season as an alternate captain on the Washington Capitals.
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