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Donald Ashby

Donald Ashby

Center
BIRTHDATE: March 8, 1955
BIRTHPLACE: Kamloops, BC, Canada
DRAFTED: TOR / 1975 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 1st   (6th overall)
CHL First All-Star Team (1981) Missed majority of 1978-79 season in retirement. Traded to Colorado by Toronto with Trevor Johansen for Paul Gardner, March 13, 1979. Traded to Edmonton by Colorado for Bobby Schmautz, February 25, 1980. Died of injuries suffered in automobile accident following CHL finals, May 30, 1981.
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For us it's a little bit different. I've never been in front of this much media. This is more than we've ever had to deal with in Tampa. I guess we're on a little bit bigger stage now. It's nice, you have to enjoy it. This doesn't happen too often.

— Lightning forward J.T. Brown after his first Media Day experience on Tuesday in preparation of Game 1 on Wednesday