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Mike Walton

Mike Walton  #16

Center
NUMBER: 16 BIRTHDATE: January 3, 1945
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Kirkland Lake, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 175
Shoots: Left
Son of Bobby CPHL First All-Star Team (1965) Ken McKenzie Trophy (CPHL Rookie of the Year) (1965) Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (AHL Rookie of the Year) (1966) WHA Second All-Star Team (1974) W. D. (Bill) Hunter Trophy (WHA Scoring Leader) (1974) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1968) Traded to Philadelphia by Toronto with Bruce Gamble and Toronto's 1st round choice (Pierre Plante) in 1971 Amateur Draft for Bernie Parent and Philadelphia's 2nd round choice (Rick Kehoe) in 1971 Amateur Draft, February 1, 1971. Traded to Boston by Philadelphia for Danny Schock and Rick MacLeish, February 1, 1971. Selected by Los Angeles (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. WHA rights traded to Minnesota (WHA) by Los Angeles (WHA) for cash, June, 1973. NHL rights traded to Vancouver by Boston with the trade of Chris Oddleifson and Fred O'Donnell for Bobby Schmautz, February 7, 1974. Traded to St. Louis by Vancouver for St. Louis' 4th round choice (Harald Luckner) in 1978 Amateur Draft and future considerations, June 12, 1978. Signed as a free agent by Boston, December 5, 1978. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, January 22, 1979.
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I was surprised. I knew I got it. It's tough. You never know how hard it is until it registers on the gun. I got pretty much all I could into and you just hope for the best.

— Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber after winning the AMP NHL Hardest Shot event at the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition