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Mark Napier

Mark Napier  #31

Right Wing
NUMBER: 31 BIRTHDATE: January 28, 1957
BIRTHPLACE: Toronto, ON, Canada
DRAFTED: MTL / 1977 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 1st   (10th overall)
OMJHL First All-Star Team (1975) Lou Kaplan Trophy (WHA Rookie of the Year) (1976) Signed as an underage free agent by Toronto (WHA), May, 1975. Transferred to Birmingham (WHA) after Toronto (WHA) franchise relocated, June 30, 1976. Traded to Minnesota by Montreal with Keith Acton and Toronto's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Minnesota selected Ken Hodge Jr.) in 1984 Entry Draft for Bobby Smith, October 28, 1983. Traded to Edmonton by Minnesota for Gord Sherven and Terry Martin, January 24, 1985. Traded to Buffalo by Edmonton with Lee Fogolin Jr. and Edmonton's 4th round choice (John Bradley) in 1987 Entry Draft for Normand Lacombe, Wayne Van Dorp and Buffalo's 4th round choice (Peter Eriksson) in 1987 Entry Draft, March 6, 1987.
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It's a big milestone for me and I'm happy to help my team with lots of good teammates. It's fun.

— Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk, who on Wednesday became the ninth Russian-born player, and ninth Red Wings player, to score 300 NHL goals
World Cup of Hockey 2016