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James Macoun

James Macoun

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: August 17, 1961
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Newmarket, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 193
Shoots: Left
NHL All-Rookie Team (1984) Named Best Defenseman at WEC-A (1991) Signed as a free agent by Calgary, January 30, 1983. Missed entire 1987-88 season recovering from arm injury suffered in automobile accident, May, 1987. Traded to Toronto by Calgary with Doug Gilmour, Ric Natress, Kent Manderville and Rick Wamsley for Gary Leeman, Alexander Godynyuk, Jeff Reese, Michel Petit and Craig Berube, January 2, 1992. Traded to Detroit by Toronto for Tampa Bay's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Toronto selected Alexei Ponikarovsky) in 1998 Entry Draft, March 24, 1998.
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It is really special. I had a lot of friends and family here tonight, and for my first [NHL] game in here it was great. I played here as an elementary-school player in the city championships and this was my first time back. It was a lot of fun..

— Toronto native Brandon Pirri after scoring 2 goals for Panthers in win at Maple Leafs on Thursday
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