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Thomas Bladon

Thomas Bladon  #3

Defenseman
NUMBER: 3 BIRTHDATE: December 29, 1952
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: PHI / 1972 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 2nd   (23rd overall)
WCJHL Second All-Star Team (1972) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1977, 1978) Traded to Pittsburgh by Philadelphia with Ross Lonsberry and Orest Kindrachuk for Pittsburgh's 1st round choice (Behn Wilson) in 1978 Amateur Draft, June 14, 1978. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 10, 1980. Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg, December 13, 1980. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, January 14, 1981.
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It's very special, obviously; there is draft day and then there's the day that you sign your first deal. It's been a crazy couple of weeks and I'm very honored to be able to do that."

— Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid on signing his first professional contract