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Real Cloutier

Real Cloutier

Right Wing
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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I loved being in the jerseys again and they worked some magic for us. It was weird in warm-ups, seeing No. 22 in that jersey and thinking he’s [Mike Gartner], and No. 8 reminds you of Danny Briere … every number had me thinking back to the guys who wore them and smiling.

— Coyotes captain Shane Doan on wearing the kachina-style jersey he and his team wore from 1996-2003, after their 3-2 victory against the Canucks on Thursday