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Don Awrey

Don Awrey  #6

Defenseman
NUMBER: 6 BIRTHDATE: July 18, 1943
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Kitchener, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 175
Shoots: Left
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1974) Traded to St. Louis by Boston for Jake Rathwell, St. Louis' 2nd round choice (Mark Howe) in 1974 Amateur Draft and cash, October 5, 1973. Traded to Montreal by St. Louis for Chuck Lefley, November 28, 1974. Traded to Pittsburgh by Montreal for Pittsburgh's 3rd round choice (Richard David) in 1978 Amateur Draft, August 11, 1976. Rights traded to Washington by Pittsburgh for Bob Paradise, October 1, 1977. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, October 4, 1977. Traded to Colorado by NY Rangers for cash, November, 1978.
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I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday