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2015 NHL Draft
Gerry Melnyk

Gerry Melnyk  #12

NUMBER: 12 BIRTHDATE: September 16, 1934
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Shoots: Right
WCJHL Second All-Star Team (1954) CPHL Second All-Star Team (1967) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1961) Traded to Chicago by Detroit with Brian Smith for Ed Litzenberger, June 12, 1961. Claimed by St. Louis from Chicago in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Traded to Philadelphia by St. Louis with Darryl Edestrand for Lou Angotti and Ian Campbell, June 11, 1968.
Quote of the Day

I'm very excited about what happened today. We've worked on this deal with Toronto for a month, or over a month. It got a little bit of legs on draft day, but it really heated up last night, and we were able to complete the deal today.

— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on Phil Kessel, who he acquired from the Maple Leafs in a trade on Wednesday