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Robert Dirk

Robert Dirk

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: August 20, 1966
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Regina, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: STL / 1984 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (53rd overall)
WHL East Second All-Star Team (1986) Traded to Vancouver by St. Louis with Geoff Courtnall, Sergio Momesso, Cliff Ronning and St. Louis' 5th round choice (Brian Loney) in 1992 Entry Draft for Dan Quinn and Garth Butcher, March 5, 1991. Traded to Chicago by Vancouver for Chicago's 4th round choice (Mike Dubinsky) in 1994 Entry Draft, March 21, 1994. Traded to Anaheim by Chicago for Tampa Bay's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Chicago selected Chris Van Dyk) in 1995 Entry Draft, July 12, 1994. Traded to Montreal by Anaheim for Jim Campbell, January 21, 1996.
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He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers