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Jean Hamel

Jean Hamel  #5

Defenseman
NUMBER: 5 BIRTHDATE: June 26, 1952
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Asbestos, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: STL / 1972 NHL Amateur Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (41st overall)
Brother of Gilles QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1972) Traded to Detroit by St. Louis with Chris Evans and Bryan Watson for Ted Harris, Bill Collins and Garnet Bailey, February 14, 1974. Claimed as a fill-in by Detroit during Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979. Signed as a free agent by Quebec, October 6, 1981. Claimed by Montreal from Quebec in Waiver Draft, October 3, 1983.
Quote of the Day

It's not just going to happen on its own. We have to have guys commit to the areas we need to improve on. We're going to be better than last year but there is still a long way to go. But I really like the pieces and where we're headed.

— Sabres forward Tyler Ennis on the progress of Buffalo's rebuilding process