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Willie O'Ree

Willie O'Ree

Left Wing
BIRTHDATE: October 15, 1935
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Fredericton, NB, Canada
Shoots: Left
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

I mean, hockey had to change the rules because of Marty, and that's impressive. I got two Stanley Cup rings because of the guy. Look at the banners of [Scott Niedermayer, Scott Stevens and Ken Daneyko] and Marty is right up there when you think about the New Jersey Devils; he was part of the core group and he'll go down as one of the greatest goalies ever.

— New Jersey Devils center Scott Gomez on former teammate Martin Brodeur, who will announce his retirement Thursday