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Maurice Mantha

Maurice Mantha  #20

NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: January 21, 1961
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Lakewood, OH, United States
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: WIN / 1980 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (23rd overall)
Traded to Pittsburgh by Winnipeg to complete transaction that sent Randy Carlyle to Winnipeg (March 5, 1984), May 1, 1984. Traded to Edmonton by Pittsburgh with Craig Simpson, Dave Hanna and Chris Joseph for Paul Coffey, Dave Hunter and Wayne Van Dorp, November 24, 1987. Traded to Minnesota by Edmonton for Keith Acton, January 22, 1988. Traded to Philadelphia by Minnesota for Toronto's 5th round choice (previously acquired, Minnesota selected Pat MacLeod) in 1989 Entry Draft, December 8, 1988. Claimed by Winnipeg from Philadelphia in Waiver Draft, October 2, 1989. Traded to Philadelphia by Winnipeg for future considerations, February 27, 1992.
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Life's about opportunity and how you respond to that opportunity, and obviously he must have some swagger about him, some confidence about him, because he was solid. He made some good saves. He was 6-foot-3 on every shot, which is a good thing for a goalie. He played well. We got a win.

— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock on rookie goaltender Garret Sparks, who made 24 saves in his first NHL start, a 3-0 win vs. Oilers
World Cup of Hockey 2016