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Michael Palmateer

Michael Palmateer

Goalie
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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For us it's a little bit different. I've never been in front of this much media. This is more than we've ever had to deal with in Tampa. I guess we're on a little bit bigger stage now. It's nice, you have to enjoy it. This doesn't happen too often.

— Lightning forward J.T. Brown after his first Media Day experience on Tuesday in preparation of Game 1 on Wednesday