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Denis Herron

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NUMBER: 1 BIRTHDATE: June 18, 1952
BIRTHPLACE: Chambly, QC, Canada
DRAFTED: PIT / 1972 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 3rd   (40th overall)
Vezina Trophy 1980-1981
William M. Jennings Trophy 1981-1982
QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1972) Vezina Trophy (1981) (shared with Richard Sevigny and Michel Larocque) William M. Jennings Trophy (1982) (shared with Rick Wamsley) Traded to Kansas City by Pittsburgh with Jean-Guy Lagace for Michel Plasse, January 10, 1975. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, August 7, 1976. Traded to Montreal by Pittsburgh with Pittsburgh's 2nd round choice (Jocelyn Gauvreau) in 1982 Entry Draft for Pat Hughes and Rob Holland, August 30, 1979. Traded to Pittsburgh by Montreal for Pittsburgh's 3rd round choice (later traded to St. Louis St. Louis selected Nelson Emerson) in 1985 Entry Draft, September 15, 1982.
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You can be hyped all you want, but his game will speak for itself. He's obviously going to be a great player so we've got to make sure we keep an eye on him. Whether it's his first game or his 1,000th game, our job is to take care of business, shut him down.

— Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on facing ballyhooed Oilers rookie Connor McDavid, who is making NHL debut in St. Louis
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