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Joe Bretto

Joe Bretto  #2

Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: November 28, 1912
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Hibbing, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 248
Shoots: Left
AHA First All-Star Team (1938, 1940) AHA Second All-Star Team (1939, 1941, 1942) Signed as a free agent by Detroit Olympics (IHL), October, 1935. Loaned to Windsor (IHL) by Detroit (IHL), November 27, 1935. Traded to Chicago by St. Paul (AHA) for cash, October 15, 1944. Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Chicago for cash, November 14, 1944. Suspended for remainder of the 1944-45 season by Cleveland (AHL) for refusing to report, November 19, 1944.
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I'm here to develop a winning culture and a winning team. There is a bright future ahead of this team.  A lot of young, great hockey players here and on the way … a fan base that's passionate about the game of hockey.

— Dan Bylsma after being introduced as new coach of the Buffalo Sabres