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Mark Laforest

Mark Laforest  #33

Goalie
NUMBER: 33 BIRTHDATE: July 10, 1962
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 190
Catches: Left
Brother of Bob Aldege "Baz" Bastien Memorial Award (Outstanding Goaltender AHL) (1987, 1991) AHL Second All-Star Team (1991) Signed as a free agent by Detroit, April 29, 1983. Traded to Philadelphia by Detroit for Philadelphia's 2nd round choice (Bob Wilkie) in 1987 Entry Draft, June 13, 1987. Traded to Toronto by Philadelphia for Toronto's 5th round choice (later traded to Winnipeg Winnipeg selected Juha Ylonen) in 1991 Entry Draft and Philadelphia's 7th round choice (previously acquired, Philadelphia selected Andrei Lomakin) in 1991 Entry Draft, September 8, 1989. Traded to NY Rangers by Toronto with Tie Domi for Greg Johnston, June 28, 1990. Claimed by Ottawa from NY Rangers in Expansion Draft, June 18, 1992.
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I'm very excited about what happened today. We've worked on this deal with Toronto for a month, or over a month. It got a little bit of legs on draft day, but it really heated up last night, and we were able to complete the deal today.

— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on Phil Kessel, who he acquired from the Maple Leafs in a trade on Wednesday
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