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Richard Martin

Richard Martin  #7

Left Wing
NUMBER: 7 BIRTHDATE: July 26, 1951
BIRTHPLACE: Verdun, QC, Canada
DRAFTED: BUF / 1971 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 1st   (5th overall)
QJHL First All-Star Team (1968) OHA-Jr. First All-Star Team (1971) NHL First All-Star Team (1974, 1975) NHL Second All-Star Team (1976, 1977) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978) Suffered eventual career-ending knee injury in game vs. Washington, November 8, 1980. Traded to Los Angeles by Buffalo for Los Angeles' 3rd round choice (Colin Chisholm) in 1981 Entry Draft and 1st round choice (Tom Barrasso) in 1983 Entry Draft, March 10, 1981.
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