Every hockey player is different. Some are young rookies looking to break into the league and make a big statement.
Others are veterans who have been around the show long enough to know exactly what's going on.
These are the players who have survived and thrived through the test of time to become as good or better than others half their age.
The men in the following slides have it all. Skills, determination, heart and a never-say-die attitude. And each one is over the age of 35 and still playing elite hockey.
Here are five men who even Father Time can't stop at this moment.