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Ken Block

Ken Block

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: March 18, 1944
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Steinbach, MB, Canada
WEIGHT: 191
Shoots: Left
Claimed by Los Angeles from NY Rangers in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Traded to Toronto by Los Angeles for the rights to Red Kelly, June 8, 1967. Rights transferred to Vancouver (WHL) after WHL club purchased Rochester (AHL) franchise, August 13, 1968. NHL rights transferred to Vancouver after NHL club purchased Vancouver (WHL) franchise, December 19, 1969. Selected by NY Raiders (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 13, 1972. Transferred to San Diego (WHA) after New York-Jersey (WHA) franchise relocated, April 30, 1974. Traded to Indianapolis (WHA) by San Diego (WHA) for Jim Hargreaves, January, 1975.
Quote of the Day

For our team, as a group, we've never been this far before, and so it's just more lessons learned, and sometimes you have to go to the school of hard knocks to find out what works and what doesn't. We've got a young group. They've played some unreal hockey here to get us this far, and we showed if we're not going to play the proper way, a really, really good hockey team is going to beat you, and that's what they did. It's a lesson learned.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper after Rangers win in Game 6 forced a Game 7 that will be played at Madison Square Garden on Friday