Player agent -- Newport Sports Management Inc.
One of the biggest agents in hockey. Has been
a player agent since 1981.
Along with partner Pat Morris, his company represents
over 100 NHL players, the biggest in the NHL.
Meehan's clients include Curtis Joseph, Jarome Iginla, and Jose Theodore.
Player agent -- M.D. Gillis & Associates Ltd.
Has been a player agent since 1991.
Was involved in the negotiation of lucrative contacts for Tony Amonte, Pavel Bure, Bobby Holik.
A former NHLer, he has an understanding of what players
want and need.
Well liked by top men at the NHLPA.
Player agent -- Thompson, Dorfman, Sweatman
The Winnipeg lawyer is one of the most experienced player agents in the game.
Has a small, but impressive, group of players
in his stable of clients. He represents superstars like Joe Sakic,
Paul Kariya, Teemu Selanne and Peter Forsberg.
In Goodenow's inner circle of agents.
Pat Brisson and J.P. Barry
Player agentS -- International Management Group
Co-managing directors of IMG's hockey group.
Represent about 65 NHL players, including Jaromir Jagr, Joe Thornton
and Mats Sundin. They also represent Sidney Crosby and other prospects.
Player agent -- Sports Consulting Group
Has represented NHL players since 1984.
He is president of Sports Consulting Group based in Rochester, NY.
Unlike many player agents, Bartlett is not a lawyer but his strength is as a financial advisor.
His most notable client is Doug Weight of the St. Louis Blues.
Mike Liut and Larry Kelly
Player agents -- Octagon Athlete Representation
Liut is a former NHL goaltender. During his playing
career, Liut was a player rep and was also a member of the NHLPA
After he retired, Liut worked at the NHLPA as an associate counsel.
Kelly is a Ottawa lawyer.
Octagon Athlete Representation has about 65 NHL players as clients, which gives them the second biggest stable of players next to Meehan and Morris at Newport Sports Management.
Clients include Steve Yzerman, Mark Parrish and Sean Burke.