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Thomas McCarthy

Thomas McCarthy

Left Wing
BIRTHDATE: July 31, 1960
BIRTHPLACE: Toronto, ON, Canada
DRAFTED: MNS / 1979 NHL Entry Draft
ROUND: 1st   (10th overall)
OMJHL First All-Star Team (1979) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1983) Missed majority of 1985-86 season recovering from Bells Palsy, November 23, 1985. Traded to Boston by Minnesota for Boston's 3rd round choice (Rob Zettler) in 1986 Entry Draft and 2nd round choice (Scott McGrady) in 1987 Entry Draft, May 16, 1986.
Quote of the Day

Your team is going to want to recapture the feeling. What they're going to have to figure out is they're going to have to rewrite the story. Because you're going to rewrite the story doesn't mean you want a different end. It's just that you're going to have to learn that there's different challenges to get there, and if you're going to try and tap the same feeling, it ain't going to happen.

— Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on maintaining their success from last season