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Willie O'Ree

Willie O'Ree

Left Wing
BIRTHDATE: October 15, 1935
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Fredericton, NB, Canada
WEIGHT: 175
Shoots: Left
AwardsSeasons
Lester Patrick Trophy 2002-2003
WHL Second All-Star Team (1969) Lester Patrick Trophy (2003) Traded to Montreal by Boston with Stan Maxwell for Cliff Pennington and Terry Gray, June, 1961. Traded to LA Blades (WHL) by Montreal for cash, November 10, 1961. Traded to San Diego (WHL) by LA Blades (WHL) for cash, July, 1967. Selected by LA Sharks (WHA) in WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972.
Quote of the Day

He stuck his neck out there for us. I don't know what's wrong with him, but you see he was in pain. But he went back in there. He's a tough guy. You've got to give him credit for helping the boys out.

— Panthers forward Brandon Pirri on goalie Roberto Luongo, who returned to game on Tuesday against Maple Leafs after leaving earlier in the contest with an injury