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Ken Linseman

Ken Linseman  #13

NUMBER: 13 BIRTHDATE: August 11, 1958
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Kingston, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: PHI / 1978 NHL Amateur Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (7th overall)
OMJHL Second All-Star Team (1977) Traded to Hartford by Philadelphia with Greg Adams and Philadelphia's 1st (David Jensen) and 3rd (Leif Karlsson) round choices in 1983 Entry Draft for Mark Howe and Hartford's 3rd round choice (Derrick Smith) in 1983 Entry Draft, August 19, 1982. Traded to Edmonton by Harford with Dan Nachbaur for Risto Siltanen and the rights to Brent Loney, August 19, 1982. Traded to Boston by Edmonton for Mike Krushelnyski, June 21, 1984. Traded to Philadelphia by Boston for Dave Poulin, January 16, 1990. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, August 31, 1990. Traded to Toronto by Edmonton for cash, October 7, 1991.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016