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Paul Baxter

Paul Baxter

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: October 25, 1955
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
WEIGHT: 189 DRAFTED: PIT / 1975 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 3rd   (49th overall)
Selected by Cleveland (WHA) in 1974 WHA Amateur Draft, June, 1974. Suffered eventual season-ending knee injury in game vs. Maine (NAHL), October 19, 1974. Signed as a free agent by Quebec (WHA) after Cleveland (WHA) franchise folded, June, 1976. Reclaimed by Pittsburgh from Quebec prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 1979. Claimed as a priority selection by Quebec prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 1979. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, August 7, 1980. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, September 29, 1983.
Quote of the Day

I've been so fortunate, blessed, to play a long time with some great players and be on power plays, play in some great cities and stuff. It's been fun.

— Avalanche forward Jarome Iginla on tying Dino Ciccarelli for 46th place on the NHL's all-time list with his 1,200th career point after their win vs. the Predators on Friday