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Michael Palmateer

Michael Palmateer  #29

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NUMBER: 29 BIRTHDATE: January 13, 1954
BIRTHPLACE: Toronto, ON, Canada
DRAFTED: TOR / 1974 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 5th   (85th overall)
OMJHL First All-Star Team (1973) Traded to Washington by Toronto with Toronto's 3rd round choice (Torrie Robertson) in 1980 Entry Draft for Robert Picard, Tim Coulis and Washington's 2nd round choice (Bob McGill) in 1980 Entry Draft, June 11, 1980. Missed majority of 1981-82 season recovering from knee surgery, September, 1981. Traded to Toronto by Washington for cash, September 9, 1982.
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He's only 17 but he can see the ice so well and he moves the puck and goes to the open ice all the time, so I just think he's a player that is ready to play in the NHL. I'm really looking forward to coaching someone like this.

— U.S. National Junior Team coach Ron Wilson on Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft