Derian Hatcher was drafted in the first round of the 1990 NHL Entry Draft as the eighth overall selection. The first Derian Hatcher appearance in the NHL was with the Minnesota North Stars, and he played with them for another 10 years as they became the Dallas Stars. In 1999, a Derian Hatcher appearance as captain of the Stars led the team to a Stanley Cup title, making him the first non-Canadian-born captain to win the Stanley Cup. In 2003, he became a member of the Detroit Red Wings for a five-year contract. There was also a Derian Hatcher appearance with the Philadelphia Flyers, as well as a stint in minor league hockey with the Motor City Mechanics.
**Derian Hatcher Speaker**
Hatcher is known for his leadership skills, being named as the captain of not only the Stars, but also the Flyers during 2005 to 2006 season. As a result, possible Derian Hatcher speaker topics aside from hockey include a discussion of the skills necessary for both leadership and motivation.
**Derian Hatcher Appearance**
A Derian Hatcher appearance on the ice is known by players around the league as an encounter with a physical defenseman and a strong bodychecker. In other words, Derian Hatcher knows how to use his size, and his opponents on the ice like to stay out of his way.
**Derian Hatcher Endorsement**
A Derian Hatcher endorsement of his excellent hockey career could be the Derian Hatcher appearance in the 1997 NHL All-Star Game. But the true Derian Hatcher endorsement probably comes from the proof of his sustained success in the league, as seen by his inclusion on the All-NHL second team in 2003. Only a true hockey great could exhibit such sustained success over so many years.
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