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Vic Mercredi

Vic Mercredi

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BIRTHDATE: March 31, 1953
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Yellowknife, NT, Canada
WEIGHT: 185 DRAFTED: AFM / 1973 NHL Amateur Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (16th overall)
BCJHL Most Valuable Player (1971) BCJHL First All-Star Team (1971) Selected by Houston (WHA) in 1973 WHA Amateur Player Draft, May, 1973. WHA rights traded to Calgary (WHA) by Houston (WHA) for future considerations, March, 1976.
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That's a really tough thing to play through; when you finally are thrown out there, the game is fast, intense, every single play matters, you've got to find a way to play through that and make smart plays. So it's a huge testament to [Vermette] and some other individuals in our locker room that are putting their own ego, their own wants and needs aside, and are ready for those opportunities when they do come.

— Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews on teammate Antoine Vermette, who returned from being a healthy scratch in Game 3 to score the double-overtime winner in Game 4