NHL: 7 Best Over the Hill Athletes in NHL History

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NHL: 7 Best Over the Hill Athletes in NHL History
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There is no other job besides athletics where your age is expected to match your performance level.  Athletes over 35 are considered "over the hill" and on the downside of their careers but that is not always the case.

In the NHL, a player who has superior ice vision and skills can make up for a lack of speed and succeed at a high level.  There have been several players throughout the years who have defied Father Time but seven men in particular deked Father Time at the blue line and scored top shelf.

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