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Aaron Broten

Aaron Broten

Center
BIRTHDATE: November 14, 1960
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Roseau, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: CLR / 1980 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 6th   (106th overall)
Brother of Neal and Paul WCHA Freshman of the Year (1980) WCHA First All-Star Team (1981) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1981) Transferred to New Jersey after Colorado franchise relocated, June 30, 1982. Traded to Minnesota by New Jersey for Bob Brooke, January 5, 1990. Claimed by Quebec from Minnesota in Waiver Draft, October 1, 1990. Traded to Toronto by Quebec with Lucien DeBlois and Michel Petit for Scott Pearson and Toronto's 2nd round choices in 1991 (later traded to Washington Washington selected Eric Lavigne) and 1992 (Tuomas Gronman) Entry Drafts, November 17, 1990. Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg, January 21, 1992.
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I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday