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David Keon

David Keon

Center
BIRTHDATE: March 22, 1940
BIRTHPLACE: Noranda, QC, Canada
AwardsSeasons
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy 1961-1962 / 1962-1963
Calder Memorial Trophy 1960-1961
Conn Smythe Trophy 1966-1967
OHA-B Rookie-of-the-Year Award (1957) Calder Memorial Trophy (1961) NHL Second All-Star Team (1962, 1971) Lady Byng Trophy (1962, 1963) Conn Smythe Trophy (1967) Paul Deneau Trophy (Most Gentlemanly Player WHA) (1977, 1978) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1962, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1973) Selected by Ontario-Ottawa (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. WHA rights transferred to Toronto (WHA) after Ottawa (WHA) franchise relocated, May, 1973. WHA rights traded to Minnesota (WHA) by Toronto (WHA) for future considerations, May, 1975. Signed as a free agent by Indianapolis (WHA) after Minnesota (WHA) franchise folded, March 10, 1976. Traded to Minnesota (WHA) by Indianapolis (WHA) for Gary MacGregor and future considerations, September, 1976. Traded to Edmonton (WHA) by Minnesota (WHA) with Mike Antonovich, Bill Butters, Jack Carlson, Steve Carlson, Jean-Louis Levasseur and John McKenzie, January, 1977. Traded to New England (WHA) by Edmonton (WHA) with Jack Carlson, Steve Carlson, Dave Dryden and John McKenzie for future considerations (Dave Debol, June, 1977), Dan Arndt and cash, January, 1977. Rights retained by Hartford prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 1979.
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What we expected is what we got. Very mature young individual that's focused. He is on the right track. He's not only a great hockey individual, but he's a good person off the ice. He seemed to take a leadership role with this group right off the hop and ran away with it, and was vocal, was respectful, was everything it takes to be a Panther. His future looks bright.

— Florida Panthers director of player development Brian Skrudland on defenseman Aaron Ekblad's performance at development camp