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Real Cloutier

Real Cloutier  #9

Right Wing
NUMBER: 9 BIRTHDATE: July 30, 1956
BIRTHPLACE: St. Emile, QC, Canada
DRAFTED: CHI / 1976 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 1st   (9th overall)
QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1974) WHA Second All-Star Team (1976, 1977, 1978) W. D. (Bill) Hunter Trophy (Scoring Leader WHA) (1977, 1979) WHA First All-Star Team (1979) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1980) Selected by Quebec (WHA) in 1974 WHA Amateur Draft, June, 1974. Rights retained by Quebec prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 1979. Quebec did not list Cloutier as a priority selection in the 1979 Expansion Draft as per their agreement with Chicago. Quebec traded their 1st round choice (Denis Savard) in 1980 Entry Draft to Chicago for Chicago agreeing not to reclaim Cloutier prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 1979. Traded to Buffalo by Quebec with Quebec's 1st round choice (Adam Creighton) in 1983 Entry Draft for Tony McKegney, Andre Savard, Jean-Francois Sauve and Buffalo's 3rd round choice (Iiro Jarvi) in 1983 Entry Draft, June 8, 1983.
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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