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Gilles Marotte

Gilles Marotte  #2

Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: June 7, 1945
HEIGHT: 5' 9" BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 205
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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That's the biggest goal I've ever scored. It's a great feeling any time you do that, especially at home. We're one game away from a Stanley Cup berth. It was a huge goal and it felt unbelievable.

— Anaheim forward Matt Beleskey on scoring the overtime winner Monday to give the Ducks a 3-2 series lead against the Blackhawks