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Tom Williams

Tom Williams  #17

Left Wing
NUMBER: 17 BIRTHDATE: February 7, 1951
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Windsor, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 187 DRAFTED: NYR / 1971 NHL Amateur Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (27th overall)
CHL Second All-Star Team (1972) Ken McKenzie Trophy (Rookie of the Year CHL) (1972) Traded to Los Angeles by NY Rangers with Mike Murphy and Sheldon Kannegiesser for Gilles Marotte and Real Lemieux, November 30, 1973. Traded to St. Louis by Los Angeles to complete three-team transaction that sent Barry Gibbs to Los Angeles (June 9, 1979) and Terry Richardson to NY Islanders (June 9, 1979), August 16, 1979.
Quote of the Day

This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.

— Islanders captain John Tavares