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Butch Deadmarsh

Butch Deadmarsh

Left Wing
BIRTHDATE: April 5, 1950
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Trail, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 186 DRAFTED: BUF / 1970 NHL Amateur Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (15th overall)
BCJHL First All-Star Team (1968) Traded to Atlanta by Buffalo for Norm Gratton, February 14, 1973. Selected by Cincinnati (WHA), in 1973 WHA Professional Player Draft, June, 1973. Claimed by Kansas City from Atlanta in Expansion Draft, June 12, 1974. Traded to Vancouver (WHA) by Kansas City for cash, December, 1974. Transferred to Calgary (WHA) after Vancouver (WHA) franchise relocated, May 7, 1975. Traded to Minnesota (WHA) by Calgary (WHA) with Jack Carlson and Dave Antonovich for Jim Harrison, September, 1976. Traded to Calgary (WHA) by Minnesota (WHA) for Rich Lemieux, January, 1977. Lemieux refused to report and transaction was cancelled. Traded to Calgary (WHA) by Minnesota (WHA) with John Arbour and Danny Gruen for cash, January, 1977. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton (WHA) after Calgary (WHA) franchise folded, May 31, 1977. Traded to Cincinnati (WHA) by Edmonton (WHA) for Del Hall, December, 1977.
Quote of the Day

Because of the way they play and their skill set I don't think they're fourth-line players, so in my mind I'm looking at one of those guys I'll have to move over to the wing.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on his four-player battle for second-line center