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Gerard Gallant

Gerard Gallant  #17

Left Wing
NUMBER: 17 BIRTHDATE: September 2, 1963
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Summerside, PE, Canada
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: DET / 1981 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 6th   (107th overall)
NHL Second All-Star Team (1989) Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 21, 1993. Signed as a free agent by Detroit Vipers (IHL), October 23, 1995. Suffered career-ending back injury in practice, November 4, 1995. Named Assistant Coach of Columbus, July 18, 2000.
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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