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Richard Brodeur

Richard Brodeur

Goalie
BIRTHDATE: September 15, 1952
BIRTHPLACE: Longueuil, QC, Canada
DRAFTED: NYI / 1972 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 7th   (97th overall)
Jacques Plante Trophy (Best Goaltender QMJHL) (1972) QMJHL First All-Star Team (1972) Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy (Memorial Cup MVP) (1972) WHA Second All-Star Team (1979) CHL First All-Star Team (1980) Terry Sawchuk Trophy (fewest goals against CHL) (1980) (shared with Jim Park) Selected by Quebec (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Reclaimed by NY Islanders from Quebec prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 1979. Claimed as a priority selection by Quebec, June 9, 1979. Traded to NY Islanders by Quebec for Goran Hogasta, August, 1979. Traded to Vancouver by NY Islanders with NY Islanders' 5th round choice (Moe Lemay) in 1981 Entry Draft for Vancouver's 5th round choice (Jacques Sylvestre) in 1981 Entry Draft, October 6, 1980. Traded to Hartford by Vancouver for Steve Weeks, March 8, 1988.
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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