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Poul Popiel

Poul Popiel  #18

Defenseman
NUMBER: 18 BIRTHDATE: February 28, 1943
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Sollested, Denmark
WEIGHT: 175
Shoots: Left
Ken McKenzie Trophy (Rookie of the Year CPHL) (1964) (co-winner Garry Peters) WHA Second All-Star Team (1975, 1977) Claimed by Boston from Chicago in Intra-League Draft, June 9, 1965. Claimed by Los Angeles from Boston in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Traded to Detroit by Los Angeles for Ron Anderson, November 12, 1968. Claimed by Vancouver from Detroit in Expansion Draft, June 10, 1970. Selected by Dayton-Houston (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, November 2, 1979.
Quote of the Day

It's not just going to happen on its own. We have to have guys commit to the areas we need to improve on. We're going to be better than last year but there is still a long way to go. But I really like the pieces and where we're headed.

— Sabres forward Tyler Ennis on the progress of Buffalo's rebuilding process