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Sylvain Cote

Sylvain Cote  #3

Defenseman
NUMBER: 3 BIRTHDATE: January 19, 1966
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Quebec City, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: HFD / 1984 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (11th overall)
QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1984) QMJHL First All-Star Team (1986) Traded to Washington by Hartford for Washington's 2nd round choice (Andrei Nikolishin) in 1992 Entry Draft, September 8, 1991. Traded to Toronto by Washington for Jeff Brown, March 24, 1998. Traded to Chicago by Toronto for Chicago's 2nd round choice (Karel Pilar) in 2001 Entry Draft, October 8, 1999. Traded to Dallas by Chicago with Dave Manson for Kevin Dean, Derek Plante and Dallas' 2nd round choice (Matt Keith) in 2001 Entry Draft, February 8, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 7, 2000. Released by Washington, November 12, 2002.
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He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson