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Donald Ashby

Donald Ashby

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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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This is a great day for me. This is something I've been thinking about for a long time. This is a great opportunity that the St. Louis Blues organization, (owner) Tom Stillman and Doug Armstrong are giving me and trusting me in doing...This is going to be a great challenge for me.

— Martin Brodeur, after announcing his retirement as an NHL player and becoming a senior adviser with the Blues on Thursday