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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

When I first became captain here, Monsieur Beliveau came to me and said, 'You're going to be fine. You don't have to change, you got selected because of who you are.'

— Saku Koivu on Thursday, recalling what he was told by the late Jean Beliveau when he was named Canadiens captain in 1999
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