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John Ogrodnick

John Ogrodnick  #25

Left Wing
NUMBER: 25 BIRTHDATE: June 20, 1959
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Ottawa, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 204 DRAFTED: DET / 1979 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (66th overall)
WCJHL Rookie of the Year (co-winner - Keith Brown) (1978) NHL First All-Star Team (1985) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986) Traded to Quebec by Detroit with Basil McRae and Doug Shedden for Brent Ashton, Gilbert Delorme and Mark Kumpel, January 17, 1987. Traded to NY Rangers by Quebec with David Shaw for Jeff Jackson and Terry Carkner, September 30, 1987. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, September 29, 1992.
Quote of the Day

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