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Derek Sanderson

Derek Sanderson  #16

Center
NUMBER: 16 BIRTHDATE: June 16, 1946
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Niagara Falls, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 185
Shoots: Left
AwardsSeasons
Calder Memorial Trophy 1967-1968
OHA-Jr. Second All-Star Team (1966) OHA-Jr. First All-Star Team (1967) Calder Memorial Trophy (1968) Selected by Miami-Philadelphia (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Signed as a free agent by Boston after securing release from Philadelphia (WHA), February, 1973. Traded to NY Rangers by Boston for Walt McKechnie, June 12, 1974. Traded to St. Louis by NY Rangers for NY Rangers' 1st round choice (previously acquired, NY Rangers selected Lucien DeBlois) in 1977 Amateur Draft, October 30, 1975. Traded to Vancouver by St. Louis for cash, February 18, 1977. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, March 14, 1978.
Quote of the Day

I loved being in the jerseys again and they worked some magic for us. It was weird in warm-ups, seeing No. 22 in that jersey and thinking he’s [Mike Gartner], and No. 8 reminds you of Danny Briere … every number had me thinking back to the guys who wore them and smiling.

— Coyotes captain Shane Doan on wearing Kachina-style throwback jerseys in a 3-2 victory against the Canucks on Thursday