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Eddie Mio

Eddie Mio  #41

Goalie
NUMBER: 41 BIRTHDATE: January 31, 1954
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Windsor, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: CHI / 1974 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 7th   (124th overall)
WCHA Second All-Star Team (1975) NCAA West First All-American Team (1975, 1976) WCHA First All-Star Team (1976) Selected by Vancouver (WHA) in 1974 WHA Amateur Draft, May, 1974. Signed as a free agent by Birmingham (WHA) after Calgary (WHA) franchise folded, May 31, 1977. Traded to Indianapolis (WHA) by Birmingham (WHA) for cash, February, 1978. NHL rights traded to Minnesota by Chicago with future considerations (Pierre Plante, May 4, 1978) for Doug Hicks and Minnesota's 3rd round choice (Marcel Frere) in 1980 Entry Draft, March 14, 1978. Traded to Edmonton (WHA) by Indianapolis (WHA) with Wayne Gretzky and Peter Driscoll for $700,000 and future considerations, November 2, 1978. Reclaimed by Minnesota from Edmonton prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 1979. Claimed as priority selection by Edmonton, June 9, 1979. Traded to NY Rangers by Edmonton for Lance Nethery, December 11, 1981. Traded to Detroit by NY Rangers with Ron Duguay and Eddie Johnstone for Willie Huber, Mike Blaisdell and Mark Osborne, June 13, 1983.
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I first met him when I was 19 years old and he coached me for 13 consecutive years. I don't know how many athletes who have had that pleasure. Al Arbour was a man that left us not only feeling like champions, but left us with a lot of great memories that we can carry on through life.

— Islanders Hall of Fame defenseman Denis Potvin on former coach Al Arbour, who passed away Friday at the age of 82