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Jimmy Roberts

Jimmy Roberts

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: April 9, 1940
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Toronto, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 185
Shoots: Right
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1965, 1969, 1970) Claimed by St. Louis from Montreal in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Traded to Montreal by St. Louis for Phil Roberto, December 13, 1971. Traded to St. Louis by Montreal for St. Louis' 3rd round choice (Guy Carbonneau) in 1979 Amateur Draft, August 18, 1977.
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I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday