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2015 NHL Draft
John Ross Roach

John Ross Roach  #1

NUMBER: 1 BIRTHDATE: June 23, 1900
HEIGHT: 5' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Port Perry, ON, Canada
Catches: Left
NHL First All-Star Team (1933) Signed as a free agent by Toronto, December 5, 1921. Traded to NY Rangers by Toronto for Lorne Chabot and $10,000, October 18, 1928. Traded to Detroit by NY Rangers for cash, October 25, 1932.
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He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson