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Gilles Meloche

Gilles Meloche  #30

Goalie
NUMBER: 30 BIRTHDATE: July 12, 1950
BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
DRAFTED: CHI / 1970 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 5th   (70th overall)
QJHL First All-Star Team (1970) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1980, 1982) Traded to California by Chicago with Paul Shmyr for Gerry Desjardins, October 18, 1971. Transferred to Cleveland after California franchise relocated, August 26, 1976. Protected by Minnesota prior to Cleveland Minnesota Dispersal Draft, June 15, 1978. Traded to Edmonton by Minnesota for Paul Houck, May 31, 1985. Traded to Pittsburgh by Edmonton for Marty McSorley, Tim Hrynewich and future considerations (Craig Muni, October 6, 1986), September 11, 1985.
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A piece of scar tissue breaks off, pinches the nerve, and every time you move your leg it's almost like having a root canal in your stomach and groin.

— Detroit Red Wings center Stephen Weiss on his sports hernia surgery