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Brent Ashton

Brent Ashton

Left Wing
BIRTHDATE: May 18, 1960
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: VAN / 1979 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (26th overall)
Rights traded to Winnipeg by Vancouver with Vancouver's 4th round choice (Tom Martin) in 1982 Entry Draft as compensation for Vancouver's signing of free agent Ivan Hlinka, July 15, 1981. Traded to Colorado by Winnipeg with Winnipeg's 3rd round choice (Dave Kasper) in 1982 Entry Draft for Lucien DeBlois, July 15, 1981. Transferred to New Jersey after Colorado franchise relocated, June 30, 1982. Traded to Minnesota by New Jersey for Dave Lewis, October 3, 1983. Traded to Quebec by Minnesota with Brad Maxwell for Tony McKegney and Bo Berglund, December 14, 1984. Traded to Detroit by Quebec with Gilbert Delorme and Mark Kumpel for Basil McRae, John Ogrodnick and Doug Shedden, January 17, 1987. Traded to Winnipeg by Detroit for Paul MacLean, June 13, 1988. Traded to Boston by Winnipeg for Petri Skriko, October 29, 1991. Traded to Calgary by Boston for C.J. Young, February 1, 1993. Suffered career-ending knee injury, November, 1993.
Quote of the Day

A piece of scar tissue breaks off, pinches the nerve, and every time you move your leg it's almost like having a root canal in your stomach and groin.

— Detroit Red Wings center Stephen Weiss on his sports hernia surgery