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Pat Elynuik

Pat Elynuik

Right Wing
BIRTHDATE: October 30, 1967
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Foam Lake, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 185 DRAFTED: WIN / 1986 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (8th overall)
WHL East First All-Star Team (1986, 1987) Traded to Washington by Winnipeg for John Druce and Toronto's 4th round choice (previously acquired by Washington later traded to Detroit Detroit selected John Jakopin) in 1993 Entry Draft, October 1, 1992. Traded to Tampa Bay by Washington for a conditional draft choice (later traded back to Tampa Bay in the Joe Reekie trade, March 21, 1994), October 22, 1993. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, June 21, 1994. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, September 6, 1996.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday