Saturday, March 2, 2013

Nazem Kadri - NHL Toronto Maple Leafs' rising star

Canada's Nazem Kadri is a professional ice hockey player playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs National Hockey League (NHL) team for the past four seasons since he was drafted seventh overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Rising Toronto Maple Leafs' star player Nazem Kadri 

Kadri had a lot to prove this 2012-13 NHL season as time was running out for him being in the fringes of the Toronto Maple Leafs for the past few years, save for a decent previous season for which he is still in the team. But, this season he has proved to be the dark horse for the Toronto Maple Leafs and he also notched his first hattrick for the Maple Leafs playing against the New York Islanders on February 28th, 2013.

Nazem Kadri is a practicing Muslim is the first known Muslim to be drafted into the NHL.
Kadri also has a silver medal representing Canada at the 2010 World Junior Championships.

Nazem Kadri scored his first hat-trick for Toronto Maple Leafs in the game against New York Islanders which they eventually won 5-4 in overtime 

Rising star Toronto Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri wallpaper

Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Marlies player Nazem Kadri smiling

Toronto Maple Leafs player Nazem Kadri's autograph

Pics courtesy: Toronto Maple Leafs site and other fan sites

Here is wishing Nazem Kadri an awesome NHL season and a bright future ahead too! 

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