Ten Greater Albany Hockey Players That Scored NHL Careers
While it may not get talked about much, the region has a strong history of players from our neighboring towns having strong professional hockey careers. Local programs like the Capital Region Selects and Albany Academy have spit out All-Stars, leading scorers and hard-hitters for decades. The Times Union penned an article highlighting some of the region's best as well, so they deserve a huge credit for shining another light on the great talent from the area.
Let's go through the decades, and hand-pick a few of the hockey players that established themselves as pillars of the professional ranks.