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David Hunter

David Hunter

Left Wing
BIRTHDATE: January 1, 1958
BIRTHPLACE: Petrolia, ON, Canada
DRAFTED: MTL / 1978 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 1st   (17th overall)
Brother of Dale and Mark Signed as an underage free agent by Edmonton (WHA), June, 1978. Claimed by Edmonton from Montreal in Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979. Traded to Pittsburgh by Edmonton with Paul Coffey and Wayne Van Dorp for Craig Simpson, Dave Hannan, Moe Mantha and Chris Joseph, November 24, 1987. Transferred to Edmonton by Pittsburgh as compensation for Pittsburgh's claiming Dave Hannan in Waiver Draft, October 3, 1988. Claimed by Winnipeg from Edmonton in Waiver Draft, October 3, 1988. Claimed on waivers by Edmonton from Winnipeg, January 14, 1989.
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A piece of scar tissue breaks off, pinches the nerve, and every time you move your leg it's almost like having a root canal in your stomach and groin.

— Detroit Red Wings center Stephen Weiss on his sports hernia surgery