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Joe Zanussi

Joe Zanussi  #24

Defenseman
NUMBER: 24 BIRTHDATE: September 25, 1947
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Rossland, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 180
Shoots: Right
CHL Second All-Star Team (1971) Most Valuable Player CHL (1971) (co-winners - Andre Dupont, Gerry Ouellette & Peter McDuffe) AHL First All-Star Team (1975) Eddie Shore Award (Outstanding Defenseman AHL) (1975) CHL First All-Star Team (1978) Traded to NY Rangers by Detroit with Detroit's 1st round choice (Al Blanchard) in 1972 Amateur Draft for Gary Doak and Rick Newell, May 24, 1972. Selected by Winnipeg (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Traded to Boston by NY Rangers with Brad Park and Jean Ratelle for Phil Esposito and Carol Vadnais, November 7, 1975. Traded to St. Louis by Boston for Rick Smith, December 20, 1976.
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I loved being in the jerseys again and they worked some magic for us. It was weird in warm-ups, seeing No. 22 in that jersey and thinking he’s [Mike Gartner], and No. 8 reminds you of Danny Briere … every number had me thinking back to the guys who wore them and smiling.

— Coyotes captain Shane Doan on wearing Kachina-style throwback jerseys in a 3-2 victory against the Canucks on Thursday