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This is a list of National Hockey League statistical leaders by country of birth, sorted by total points. The top ten players from each country are included. Statistics are current through the end of the 2009–10 NHL season and players currently playing in the NHL are marked in boldface.

All players are listed by the current country of the players' birth location, regardless of their citizenship or where they were trained in hockey, following Hockey Hall of Fame convention.


Contents

Country

See also
Notes
External links

CountryEdit

CanadaEdit

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Wayne Gretzky is the all-time leader in points from any country.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Wayne Gretzky EDM, LAK, STL, NYR 1487 2857 1.92
2 Mark Messier EDM, NYR, VAN, NYR 1756 1887 1.07
3 Gordie Howe DET, HAR 1767 1850 1.05
4 Ron Francis HAR, PIT, CAR, TOR 1731 1798 1.04
5 Marcel Dionne DET, LAK, NYR 1348 1771 1.31
6 Steve Yzerman DET 1514 1755 1.16
7 Mario Lemieux PIT 915 1723 1.88
8 Joe Sakic QUE, COL 1378 1641 1.19
9 Phil Esposito CHI, BOS, NYR 1282 1590 1.24
10 Ray Bourque (D) BOS, COL 1612 1579 0.98

Czech RepublicEdit

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Jaromir Jagr is the all-time leading non-Canadian point scorer.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Jaromir Jagr PIT, WAS, NYR 1273 1599 1.26
2 Patrik Elias NJD 880 754 0.86
3 Bobby Holik HAR, NJD, NYR, ATL, NJD 1314 747 0.57
4 Martin Straka PIT, OTT, NYI, FLA, PIT, LAK, NYR 954 717 0.75
5 Petr Nedved

[1] || VAN, STL, NYR, PIT, NYR, EDM, PHX, PHI, EDM || 982 || 717 || 0.73

6 Robert Lang LAK, BOS, PIT, WAS, DET, CHI, MTL, PHX 989 703 0.71
7 Milan Hejduk COL 839 701 0.84
8 Petr Sykora NJD, ANA, NYR, EDM, PIT, MIN 935 677 0.72
9 Vaclav Prospal PHI, OTT, FLA, TBL, ANA, TBL, PHI, NYR 949 657 0.69
10 Robert Reichel CGY, NYI, PHX, TOR 830 630 0.76

SlovakiaEdit

Hossa-Hawks

Marian Hossa is the leading active Slovak point scorer.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Stan Mikita

[2] || CHI || 1394 || 1467 || 1.05

2 Peter Stastny

[3] || QUE, NJD, STL || 977 || 1239 || 1.27

3 Marian Hossa OTT, ATL, PIT, DET, CHI 832 770 0.93
4 Pavol Demitra OTT, STL, LAK, MIN, VAN 847 768 0.91
5 Miroslav Satan EDM, BUF, NYI, PIT, BOS 1050 735 0.70
6 Ziggy Palffy NYI, LAK, PIT 684 713 1.04
7 Jozef Stumpel BOS, LAK, BOS, LAK, FLA 957 677 0.71
8 Anton Stastny QUE 650 636 0.98
9 Marian Gaborik MIN, NYR 578 523 0.90
10 Michal Handzus STL, PHX, PHI, CHI, LAK 762 405 0.53

FinlandEdit

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Teemu Selanne is Finland's leading active point scorer.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Jari Kurri EDM, LAK, NYR, ANA, COL 1251 1398 1.12
2 Teemu Selanne WIN, ANA, SJS, COL, ANA 1186 1260 1.06
3 Tomas Sandstrom NYR, LAK, PIT, DET, ANA 983 856 0.87
4 Saku Koivu MTL, ANA 863 693 0.80
5 Teppo Numminen (D) WIN, PHX, DAL, BUF 1372 637 0.46
6 Esa Tikkanen EDM, NYR, STL, NJD, VAN, NYR, FLA, WAS, NYR 877 630 0.72
7 Olli Jokinen LAK, NYI, FLA, PHX, CGY, NYR 881 568 0.64
8 Jere Lehtinen DAL 875 514 0.59
9 Jyrki Lumme (D) MTL, VAN, PHX, DAL, TOR 985 468 0.48
10 Sami Kapanen HAR, CAR, PHI 831 458 0.55

United StatesEdit

Modano Record Goal

Mike Modano—the all-time leading U.S. point scorer—is seen here scoring the goal that put him ahead of Phil Housley.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Mike Modano MNS, DAL 1459 1359 0.93
2 Phil Housley (D) BUF, WIN, STL, CGY, NJD, WAS, CGY, CHI, TOR 1495 1232 0.82
3 Jeremy Roenick CHI, PHX, PHI, LAK, PHX, SJS 1363 1216 0.89
4 Joe Mullen STL, CGY, PIT, BOS, PIT 1062 1063 1.00
5 Keith Tkachuk WIN, PHX, STL, ATL, STL 1134 1033 0.91
6 Brian Leetch (D) NYR, TOR, BOS 1205 1028 0.85
7 Doug Weight NYR, EDM, STL, CAR, STL, ANA, NYI 1220 1024 0.84
8 Pat LaFontaine NYI, BUF, NYR 865 1013 1.17
9 Chris Chelios (D) MTL, CHI, DET, ATL 1651 948 0.57
10 Neal Broten MNS, DAL, NJD, LAK, DAL 1099 923 0.84

SwedenEdit

NicklasLidstrom

Nicklas Lidstrom is Sweden's second all-time leading point scorer—a remarkable feat for a defenseman.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Mats Sundin QUE, TOR, VAN 1346 1349 1.00
2 Nicklas Lidstrom (D) DET 1412 1046 0.74
3 Daniel Alfredsson OTT 1002 992 0.99
4 Peter Forsberg QUE, COL, PHI, NAS, COL 706 885 1.25
5 Markus Naslund PIT, VAN, NYR 1117 869 0.78
6 Thomas Steen WIN 950 817 0.86
7 Borje Salming (D) TOR, DET 1148 787 0.69
8 Kent Nilsson ATF, CGY, MNS, EDM 553 686 1.24
9 Michael Nylander HAR, CGY, TBL, CHI, WAS, BOS, NYR, WAS 920 679 0.74
10 Ulf Dahlen NYR, MNS, DAL, SJS, CHI, WAS, DAL 966 655 0.68

RussiaEdit

Sergei Fedorov 2008

Sergei Fedorov is Russia's all-time leading point scorer.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Sergei Fedorov DET, ANA, CBJ, WAS 1248 1179 0.94
2 Alexander Mogilny BUF, VAN, NJD, TOR, NJD 990 1032 1.04
3 Alexei Kovalev NYR, PIT, NYR, MTL, OTT 1228 990 0.81
4 Vyacheslav Kozlov DET, BUF, ATL 1182 853 0.72
5 Alexei Yashin OTT, NYI 850 781 0.92
6 Pavel Bure VAN, FLA, NYR 702 779 1.11
7 Sergei Zubov (D) NYR, PIT, DAL 1068 771 0.72
8 Alexei Zhamnov WIN, CHI, PHI, BOS 807 719 0.89
9 Sergei Gonchar (D) WAS, BOS, PIT 991 684 0.69
10 Igor Larionov VAN, SJS, DET, FLA, DET, NJD 921 644 0.70

EnglandEdit

Jhall

Joe Hall, who died after only two seasons in the NHL, is England's ninth all-time leading point scorer.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Steve Thomas

[4] || TOR, CHI, NYI, NJD, TOR, CHI, ANA, DET || 1235 || 933 || 0.76

2 Ken Hodge CHI, BOS, NYR 881 800 0.91
3 Peter Lee PIT 431 245 0.57
4 Red Beattie BOS, DET, NYA 334 147 0.44
5 Gord Pettinger

[5] || NYR, DET, BOS || 292 || 116 || 0.40

6 Alex Smith (D) OTT, DET, OTT, BOS, NYA 443 91 0.21
7 Brian Perry OAK, BUF 96 45 0.47
8 Walter Jackson

[6] || NYA, BOS || 84 || 27 || 0.32

9 Joe Hall

[7] (D) || MTL || 38 || 23 || 0.61

10 Eric Pettinger

[5] || BOS, TOR, OTT || 98 || 19 || 0.19

UkraineEdit

Peter Bondra scoring

Peter Bondra—seen here scoring on Roberto Luongo—is the all-time leading point scorer from Ukraine, although he played internationally for Slovakia.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Peter Bondra

[8] || WAS, OTT, ATL, CHI || 1081 || 892 || 0.83

2 Dmitri Khristich WAS, LAK, BOS, TOR, WAS 811 597 0.74
3 Alexei Zhitnik

[9] (D) || LAK, BUF, NYI, PHI, ATL || 1085 || 471 || 0.43

4 Oleg Tverdovsky

[10] (D)|| ANA, WIN, PHX, ANA, NJD, CAR, LAK || 713 || 317 || 0.44

5 Ruslan Fedotenko PHI, TBL, NYI, PIT 677 308 0.45
6 Alexei Ponikarovsky TOR, PIT 493 266 0.54
7 Nikolai Zherdev

[11] || CBJ, NYR || 365 || 239 || 0.65

8 Vitaly Vishnevski

[12] (D) || ANA, ATL, NAS, NJD || 552 || 68 || 0.12

9 Anton Babchuk

[13] (D)|| CHI, CAR || 168 || 61 || 0.36

10 Alexander Godynyuk (D) TOR, CGY, FLA, HAR 223 49 0.22

Northern IrelandEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Owen Nolan

[14] || QUE, COL, SJS, TOR, PHX, CGY, MIN || 1200 || 885 || 0.74

2 Sid Finney CHI 59 17 0.29

SerbiaEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Ivan Boldirev

[15] || BOS, CAL, CHI, ATF, VAN, DET || 1052 || 866 || 0.82

2 Stan Smrke

[16] || MTL || 9 || 3 || 0.33

GermanyEdit

Dany Heatley

Dany Heatley is the leading active point scorer from Germany, although he plays internationally for Canada.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Walt Tkaczuk

[17] || NYR || 945 || 678 || 0.72

2 Dany Heatley

[18] || ATL, OTT, SJS || 589 || 625 || 1.06

3 Marco Sturm SJS, BOS 855 466 0.55
4 Jochen Hecht STL, EDM, BUF 697 412 0.59
5 Willie Huber

[19] (D)|| DET, NYR, VAN, PHI || 655 || 321 || 0.49

6 Uwe Krupp (D) BUF, NYI, QUE, COL, DET, ATL 729 281 0.39
7 Christian Ehrhoff (D) SJS, VAN 421 176 0.42
8 Dennis Seidenberg (D) PHI, PHX, CAR, FLA, BOS 374 116 0.31
9 Randy Gilhen

[20] || HAR, WIN, PIT, LAK, NYR, TBL, FLA, WIN || 457 || 115 || 0.25

10 Brian Glynn (D) CGY, MNS, EDM, OTT, VAN, HAR 431 104 0.24

FranceEdit

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Cristobal Huet, a goaltender, is the third leading French point scorer.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Paul MacLean

[21] || STL, WIN, DET, STL || 719 || 673 || 0.94

2 Philippe Bozon STL 144 41 0.28
3 Christobal Huet (G) LAK, MTL, WAS, CHI 272 3 0.01
4 Pat Daley

[22] || WIN || 12 || 1 || 0.08

LatviaEdit

Karlis Skrastins

Karlis Skrastins is Latvia's third all-time leading point scorer.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Sandis Ozolinsh (D) SJS, COL, CAR, FLA, ANA, NYR, SJS 875 564 0.64
2 Sergei Zholtok BOS, OTT, MTL, EDM, MIN, NAS 588 258 0.44
3 Karlis Skrastins (D) NAS, COL, FLA, DAL 758 128 0.17
4 Raitis Ivanans MTL, LAK 280 18 0.06
5 Viktor Tikhonov

[23] || PHX || 61 || 16 || 0.26

6 Herberts Vasiljevs FLA, ATL, VAN 51 15 0.29
7 Helmuts Balderis MNS 26 9 0.35
8 Oskars Bartulis (D) PHI 53 9 0.17
9 Arturs Irbe (G) SJS, DAL, VAN, CAR 568 9 0.02
10 Martins Karsums BOS, TBL 24 6 0.25

LithuaniaEdit

DZubrus

Dainius Zubrus the all-time leading point scorer from Lithuania.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Dainius Zubrus

[24] || PHI, MTL, WAS, BUF, NJD || 904 || 465 || 0.51

2 Darius Kasparaitis

[25] (D) || NYI, PIT, COL, NYR || 863 || 163 || 0.19

ParaguayEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Willi Plett

[26] || ATF, CGY, MNS, BOS || 834 || 437 || 0.52

PolandEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Mariusz Czerkawski BOS, EDM, NYI, MTL, NYI, TOR, BOS 745 435 0.58
2 Wojtek Wolski COL, PHX 320 211 0.66
3 Nick Harbaruk PIT, STL 364 120 0.33
4 Joe Jerwa (D) NYR, BOS, NYA, BOS, NYA 234 87 0.37
5 John Miszuk (D) DET, CHI, PHI, MNS 237 46 0.19
6 Krzysztof Oliwa NJD, CBJ, PIT, NYR, BOS, CGY, NJD 410 45 0.11
7 Peter Sidorkiewicz (G) HAR, OTT, NJD 246 9 0.04
8 Edward Leier CHI 16 3 0.19

ScotlandEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Steve Smith (D) EDM, CHI, CGY 804 375 0.47
2 Adam Brown DET, CHI, BOS 391 217 0.55
3 Jim Conacher DET, CHI, NYR 328 202 0.62
4 Tommy Anderson (D) DET, NYA 319 189 0.59
5 Dunc Munro (D) MTM, MTL 239 46 0.19
6 Bobby Connors NYA, DET 78 27 0.35
7 Jim Ross (D) NYR 62 13 0.21
8 Sandy Fitzpatrick NYR, MNS 22 9 0.41
9 Alex Gray NYR, TOR 50 7 0.14
10 Irv Frew (D) MTM, SLE, MTL 96 7 0.07

KazakhstanEdit

Evgeni Nabokov 2005a

Evgeni Nabokov, a goaltender, is the fifth all-time leading point scorer from Kazakhstan, although he plays internationally for Russia. One of his points comes from a goal scored during the 2001–02 season.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Nik Antropov TOR, NYR, ATL 603 371 0.62
2 Alexander Perezhogin MTL 128 34 0.27
3 Pavel Vorobiev CHI 57 25 0.44
4 Maxim Kuznetsov (D) DET, LAK 136 10 0.07
5 Evgeni Nabokov (G) SJS 563 10 0.02
6 Konstantin Pushkarev LAK 17 5 0.29
7 Vitaly Kolesnik (G) COL 8 1 0.13

SwitzerlandEdit

Mark Streit 2

Mark Streit is the leading active Swiss point scorer.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Mark Hardy (D) LAK, NYR, MNS, NYR, LAK 926 368 0.40
2 Mark Streit (D) MTL, NYI 361 214 0.59
3 Patrick Fischer PHX 27 10 0.37
4 Martin Gerber (G) ANA, CAR, OTT, TOR 226 6 0.03
5 David Aebischer (G) COL, MTL, PHX 214 5 0.02
6 Reto von Arx CHI 19 4 0.21
7 Jonas Hiller (G) ANA 128 3 0.02
8 Yannick Weber (D) MTL 8 1 0.13
9 Timo Helbling (D) TBL 11 1 0.09
10 Michel Riesen EDM 12 1 0.08

Republic of ChinaEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Rod Langway

[27] (D) || MTL, WAS || 994 || 329 || 0.33

AustriaEdit

Thomas Vanek

Thomas Vanek is the all-time leading point scorer from Austria.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Thomas Vanek BUF 389 313 0.80
2 Thomas Pock (D) NYR, NYI 118 17 0.14
3 Michael Grabner VAN 20 11 0.55
4 Christoph Brandner MIN 35 9 0.26
5 Andreas Nodl PHI 48 5 0.10

SloveniaEdit

Anze Kopitar

Anze Kopitar is the only Slovenian to ever play in the NHL.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Anze Kopitar LAK 318 285 0.90

South KoreaEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Richard Park PIT, ANA, PHI, MIN, VAN, NYI 684 227 0.33
2 Jim Paek (D) PIT, LAK, OTT 217 34 0.16

IrelandEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Jim McFadden DET, CHI 412 226 0.55
2 Jack Riley DET, MTL, BOS 104 32 0.31
3 Bobby Kirk NYR 39 12 0.31
4 Sammy McManus MTM, BOS 26 1 0.04

NetherlandsEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Ed Beers CGY, STL 250 210 0.84
2 Ed Kea (D) ATF, STL 583 175 0.30

BelarusEdit

Ruslan Salei, 15 November 2007

Ruslan Salei was the NHL's all-time leading point scorer from Belarus, until his death.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Andrei Kostitsyn(D) MTL NSH 398 222 0.56
2 Ruslan Salei

ANA FLA COL DET || 917 || 204 || 0.22

3 Sergei Kostitsyn MTL 155 68 0.44
4 Konstantin Koltsov PIT 144 38 0.26
5 Sergei Bautin (D) WIN, DET, SJS 132 30 0.23
6 Oleg Mikulchik (D) WIN, ANA 37 3 0.08

BrazilEdit

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Robyn Regehr is the all-time leading point scorer from Brazil, where his parents were missionaries.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Robyn Regehr (D) CGY 747 146 0.20
2 Mike Greenlay (G) EDM 2 1 0.5

NorwayEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Espen Knutsen ANA, CBJ 207 111 0.54
2 Patrick Thoresen EDM, PHI 106 24 0.23
3 Ole-Kristian Tollefsen (D) CBJ, PHI, DET 163 12 0.07
4 Anders Myrvold (D) COL, BOS, NYI, DET 33 5 0.15

BruneiEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Craig Adams CAR, CHI, PIT 589 100 0.17

WalesEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Jack Evans (D) NYR, CHI 752 99 0.13
2 Cy Thomas CHI, TOR 14 4 0.29

VenezuelaEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Rick Chartraw (D) MTL, LAK, NYR, EDM 420 93 0.22
2 Don Spring (D) WIN 259 55 0.21

DenmarkEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Frans Nielsen NYI 166 76 0.46
2 Poul Popiel (D) BOS, LAK, DET, VAN, EDM 224 54 0.24
3 Jannik Hansen VAN 107 36 0.33
4 Peter Regin OTT 86 31 0.36
5 Mikkel Bødker PHX 92 31 0.34
6 Lars Eller STL, MTL 7 2 0.29
7 Philip Larsen (D) DAL 2 1 0.50

HaitiEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Claude Vilgrain VAN, NJD, PHI 89 53 0.60

South AfricaEdit

Olaf Kölzig

Olaf Kolzig is the only player from South Africa to have played in the NHL, although he represented Germany in international competition.

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Olaf Kolzig

[28] (G) || WAS, TBL || 719 || 17 || 0.02

TanzaniaEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Chris Nielsen CBJ 52 14 0.27

ItalyEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Nelson Debenedet (D) DET, PIT 46 14 0.30
2 Luca Sbisa (D) PHI, ANA 47 7 0.15

JamaicaEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Graeme Townshend BOS, NYI, OTT 45 10 0.22

LebanonEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Ed Hatoum DET, VAN 47 9 0.19

NigeriaEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Rumun Ndur (D) BUF, NYR, ATL 69 5 0.07

IndonesiaEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Richie Regehr (D) CGY 20 4 0.20

BelgiumEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Jan Benda WAS 9 3 0.33

JapanEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Ryan O'Marra EDM 3 1 0.33

BahamasEdit

Rank Name Team(s) GP Pts PPG
1 Andre Deveaux TOR 22 1 0.05

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Petr Nedved was born in Czechoslovakia, in what is now the Czech Republic. He has represented both Canada and the Czech Republic internationally.
  2. Stan Mikita was born in Czechoslovakia, in what is now Slovakia. His family moved to Canada when he was young, and he played internationally for Canada.
  3. Peter Stastny was born in Czechoslovakia, in what is now Slovakia. He played internationally with three countries (in order): Czechoslovakia, Canada, and Slovakia.
  4. Steve Thomas was born in England, United Kingdom, but represented Canada internationally.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Brothers Eric and Gord Pettinger were born in England, United Kingdom, but grew up in Canada.
  6. Walter Jackson was born in England, United Kingdom, but grew up in Canada.
  7. Joe Hall was born in England, United Kingdom, but grew up in Canada.
  8. Peter Bondra was born in the Ukrainian SSR of the former Soviet Union. However, his family moved to their native Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia) when he was young, and he represented Slovakia internationally.
  9. Alexei Zhitnik was born in the Ukrainian SSR of the former Soviet Union, and he represented the Soviet Union, the CIS/Unified Team, and Russia internationally.
  10. Oleg Tverdovsky was born in the Ukrainian SSR of the former Soviet Union, and represented Russia internationally.
  11. Nikolai Zherdev was born in the Ukrainian SSR of the former Soviet Union, and represents Russia internationally.
  12. Vitaly Vishnevski was born in the Ukrainian SSR of the former Soviet Union, and represents Russia internationally.
  13. Anton Babchuk was born in the Ukrainian SSR of the former Soviet Union, and represents Russia internationally.
  14. Owen Nolan was born in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, but was raised in Canada, and played for Canada internationally.
  15. Ivan Boldirev was born in SFR Yugoslavia, in what is now Serbia. He moved to Canada in his youth.
  16. Stan Smrke was born in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, in what is now Serbia. He was raised in Canada.
  17. Walt Tkaczuk was born in Germany, but was raised in Canada.
  18. Dany Heatley was born in West Germany, in what is now Germany. He was raised in Canada and plays for Canada internationally.
  19. Willie Huber was born in West Germany, in what is now Germany. He played internationally for Canada.
  20. Randy Gilhen was born in West Germany, in what is now Germany. He was raised in Canada.
  21. Paul MacLean was born in France, but was raised in Canada.
  22. Pat Daley was born in France, but was raised in Canada.
  23. Viktor Tikhonov was born in the Latvian SSR, in what is now Latvia. He represents Russia internationally.
  24. Dainius Zubrus was born in the Lithuanian SSR, in what is now Lithuania. He has played internationally for both Russia and Lithuania.
  25. Darius Kasparaitis was born in the Lithuanian SSR, in what is now Lithuania. In international competitions, he has played for the Soviet Union, the CIS/Unified Team, and Russia.
  26. Willi Plett was born in Paraguay, but was raised in Canada.
  27. Rod Langway was born at a US military base on Taiwan, Republic of China, but represented the United States internationally.
  28. Olaf Kolzig was born in South Africa to German parents. He moved to Canada in his youth and represented Germany internationally.
  • Virtually all players on this list from Russia, the Ukraine, Latvia, Lithuania, and Kazakhstan were actually born in the Soviet Union—in the Russian SFSR, Ukrainian SSR, Latvian SSR, Lithuanian SSR, and Kazakh SSR respectively. The Soviet Union officially dissolved at the end of 1991. Many of these players have represented both the Soviet Union and their respective nation in international competitions. No players born strictly in Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Lithuania, or Kazakhstan have yet entered the NHL.
  • Virtually all players on this list from the Czech Republic or Slovakia were actually born in Czechoslovakia. Czechoslovakia officially dissolved at the end of 1992. Many of these players have represented both Czechoslovakia and their respective nation in international competitions. No players born strictly in the Czech Republic or Slovakia have yet entered the NHL.
  • Almost every player on this list from Germany was actually born in West Germany (however, Walt Tkaczuk was born in Germany before it split into West and East). West Germany and East Germany reunited in 1990. Some of these players have represented both West Germany and Germany in international competitions. No players born strictly in Germany have yet entered the NHL.

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