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Nelson Emerson

Nelson Emerson  #19

Right Wing
NUMBER: 19 BIRTHDATE: August 17, 1967
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Hamilton, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: STL / 1985 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 3rd   (44th overall)
CCHA Rookie of the Year (1987) CCHA First All-Star Team (1988, 1990) NCAA West Second All-American Team (1988) CCHA Second All-Star Team (1989) NCAA West First All-American Team (1990) IHL First All-Star Team (1991) Garry F. Longman Memorial Trophy (Rookie of the Year IHL) (1991) Traded to Winnipeg by St. Louis with Stephane Quintal for Phil Housley, September 24, 1993. Traded to Hartford by Winnipeg for Darren Turcotte, October 6, 1995. Transferred to Carolina after Hartford franchise relocated, June 25, 1997. Traded to Chicago by Carolina for Paul Coffey, December 29, 1998. Traded to Ottawa by Chicago for Chris Murray, March 23, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, August 3, 1999. Traded to Los Angeles by Atlanta with Kelly Buchberger for Donald Audette and Frantisek Kaberle, March 13, 2000. Officially announced retirement, July 28, 2002.
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I'm here to develop a winning culture and a winning team. There is a bright future ahead of this team.  A lot of young, great hockey players here and on the way … a fan base that's passionate about the game of hockey.

— Dan Bylsma after being introduced as new coach of the Buffalo Sabres