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Gaetan Duchesne

Gaetan Duchesne

Left Wing
BIRTHDATE: July 11, 1962
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Les Saules, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: WSH / 1981 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 8th   (152nd overall)
Traded to Quebec by Washington with Alan Haworth and Washington's 1st round choice (Joe Sakic) in 1987 Entry Draft for Clint Malarchuk and Dale Hunter, June 13, 1987. Traded to Minnesota by Quebec for Kevin Kaminski, June 19, 1989. Transferred to Dallas after Minnesota franchise relocated, June 9, 1993. Traded to San Jose by Dallas for San Jose's 6th round choice (later traded back to San Jose San Jose selected Petri Varis) in 1993 Entry Draft, June 20, 1993. Traded to Florida by San Jose for Florida's 6th round choice (Timo Hakanen) in 1995 Entry Draft, April 7, 1995.
Quote of the Day

I downplayed the first one because I thought it's just a hockey game. We just want to win the game; it's against our rival and we want the two points. I downplayed it, but now having gone through the first one I look back and say, 'Geez, that was really cool.' I think as I've grown a bit older I've got a lot more appreciation for what we're allowed to do every day.

— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, the second one of his career after 2011 in Pittsburgh