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Gilles Marotte

Gilles Marotte  #2

NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: June 7, 1945
HEIGHT: 5' 9" BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
Shoots: Left
QJHL First All-Star Team (1963) OHA-Jr. First All-Star Team (1965) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1973) Traded to Chicago by Boston with Jack Norris and Pit Martin for Phil Esposito, Ken Hodge and Fred Stanfield, May 15, 1967. Traded to Los Angeles by Chicago with Jim Stanfield and Denis DeJordy for Bryan Campbell, Bill White and Gerry Desjardins, February 20, 1970. Selected by Edmonton (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Traded to NY Rangers by Los Angeles with Real Lemieux for Sheldon Kannegiesser, Mike Murphy and Tom Williams, November 30, 1973. Claimed on waivers by St. Louis from NY Rangers, October 12, 1976. WHA rights traded to Cincinnati (WHA) by Edmonton (WHA) for cash, July, 1976. Traded to Indianapolis (WHA) by Cincinnati (WHA) with Blaine Stoughton for Bryon Baltimore and Hugh Harris, January, 1978.
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We've got to find a way to win a game. He's played well in the minors, now he gets his opportunity. We tried [with Jonathan Bernier]. The way I look at it, you get opportunities and you make the most of it. That's what [James Reimer] did. Now another opportunity is here and Sparks ... you gotta grab it. Is he ready? We'll find out.

— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock to the Toronto Star on recalling goalie Garret Sparks from the AHL to start Monday in his NHL debut
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