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John Holota

John Holota  #18

Center
NUMBER: 18 BIRTHDATE: February 25, 1921
HEIGHT: 5' 6" BIRTHPLACE: Hamilton, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 160
Shoots: Left
AHA Second All-Star Team (1942) TMHL MVP (1944) AHL First All-Star Team (1947) Signed as a free agent by Detroit, October 14, 1941. Traded to Chicago by Detroit for Bernie Strongman, September, 1946. Died from injuries suffered in automobile accident (March 7, 1951), March 10, 1951.
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It's very special, obviously; there is draft day and then there's the day that you sign your first deal. It's been a crazy couple of weeks and I'm very honored to be able to do that."

— Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid on signing his first professional contract