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Ken Linseman

Ken Linseman  #13

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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.
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I have been blessed to play for 16 years in the NHL; it has been an amazing ride. I would like to thank the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers organizations and owners for providing me the opportunity to play the sport I love for so many years. I could have never played for so long or accomplished all that I have without the unwavering love and support from my wife, Heather, our three sons, Ryan, Lucas, and Mason, and my parents.

— Martin St. Louis after announcing his retirement from the NHL on Thursday