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2015 NHL Draft
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Igor Larionov

Igor Larionov  #8

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NUMBER: 8 BIRTHDATE: December 3, 1960
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Voskresensk, Russia
WEIGHT: 170 DRAFTED: VAN / 1985 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 11th   (214th overall)
WJC-A All-Star Team (1980) USSR First All-Star Team (1983, 1986, 1987, 1988) WEC-A All-Star Team (1983, 1986) USSR Player of the Year (1988) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1998) Claimed by San Jose from Vancouver in Waiver Draft, October 4, 1992. Traded to Detroit by San Jose for Ray Sheppard, October 24, 1995. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 1, 2000. Traded to Detroit by Florida for Yan Golubovsky, December 28, 2000. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, September 10, 2003. Officially announced retirement, April 20, 2004.
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After being through it and seeing the other [outdoor] games on TV, just the atmosphere is spectacular. To stand here -- and we are essentially almost on the blue line -- and look up [into the stands] and knowing it is going to be packed and playing our biggest rival in this setting is going to be pretty special.

— Bruins president Cam Neely on the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic between Boston and Montreal at Gillette Stadium on
Jan. 1, 2016