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Donald Lever

Donald Lever  #9

NUMBER: 9 BIRTHDATE: November 14, 1952
BIRTHPLACE: South Porcupine, ON, Canada
DRAFTED: VAN / 1972 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 1st   (3rd overall)
OMJHL First All-Star Team (1972) OMJHL MVP (1972) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1982) Traded to Atlanta by Vancouver with Brad Smith for Ivan Boldirev and Darcy Rota, February 8, 1980. Transferred to Calgary after Colorado franchise relocated, June 24, 1980. Traded to Colorado by Calgary with Bob MacMillan for Lanny McDonald and Colorado's 4th round choice (later traded to NY Islanders NY Islanders selected Mikko Makela) in 1983 Entry Draft, November 25, 1981. Transferred to New Jersey after Colorado franchise relocated, June 30, 1982. Rights traded to Buffalo by New Jersey for cash, September 9, 1985. Named Assistant Coach by St. Louis, June 25, 2002.
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