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Anthony Hrkac

Anthony Hrkac  #12

Center
NUMBER: 12 BIRTHDATE: July 7, 1966
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: STL / 1984 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (32nd overall)
WCHA First All-Star Team (1987) WCHA Most Valuable Player (1987) NCAA West First All-American Team (1987) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1987) NCAA Championship Tournament MVP (1987) Hobey Baker Memorial Award (Top U.S. Collegiate Player) (1987) IHL First All-Star Team (1993) Leo P. Lamoureux Memorial Trophy (Leading Scorer IHL) (1993) James Gatschene Memorial Trophy (MVP IHL) (1993) Traded to Quebec by St. Louis with Greg Millen for Jeff Brown, December 13, 1989. Traded to San Jose by Quebec for Greg Paslawski, May 31, 1991. Traded to Chicago by San Jose for Chicago's 6th round choice (Fredrik Oduya) in 1993 Entry Draft, February 7, 1992. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 30, 1993. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, August 12, 1997. Claimed on waivers by Edmonton from Dallas, January 6, 1998. Traded to Pittsburgh by Edmonton with Bobby Dollas for Josef Beranek, June 16, 1998. Claimed by Nashville from Pittsburgh in Expansion Draft, June 26, 1998. Traded to Dallas by Nashville for future considerations, July 9, 1998. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 29, 1999. Traded to Anaheim by NY Islanders with Dean Malkoc for Ted Drury, October 29, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, July 25, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, November 4, 2003.
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You don't see many. The [Drew] Doughtys, the [P.K.] Subbans, those are guys that create offense from the back and then on top of that ability, the size that he has. In the West you play against some pretty big players, and being able to clear the crease and contain the [Ryan] Getzlafs and the [Corey] Perrys and [Anze] Kopitars and players like that, we're excited about him going back there.

— Sharks general manager Doug Wilson on Brent Burns returning back to defense