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Wilf Paiement

Wilf Paiement  #11

Right Wing
NUMBER: 11 BIRTHDATE: October 16, 1955
BIRTHPLACE: Earleton, ON, Canada
DRAFTED: KCS / 1974 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 1st   (2nd overall)
Brother of Rosaire OMJHL First All-Star Team (1974) Named Best Forward (Tied with Sergei Makarov) at WEC-A (1979) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1976, 1977, 1978) Transferred to Colorado after Kansas City franchise relocated, July 15, 1976. Traded to Toronto by Colorado with Pat Hickey for Lanny McDonald and Joel Quenneville, December 29, 1979. Traded to Quebec by Toronto for Miroslav Frycer and Quebec's 7th round choice (Jeff Triano) in 1982 Entry Draft, March 9, 1982. Traded to NY Rangers by Quebec for Steve Patrick, February 6, 1986. Claimed by Buffalo from NY Rangers in Waiver Draft, October 6, 1986. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, September 10, 1987.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016