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Kent Paynter

Kent Paynter

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: April 27, 1965
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Summerside, PE, Canada
WEIGHT: 183 DRAFTED: CHI / 1983 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 8th   (159th overall)
Signed as a free agent by Washington, August 21, 1989. Traded to Winnipeg by Washington with Tyler Larter and Bob Joyce for Craig Duncanson, Brent Hughes, and Simon Wheeldon, May 21, 1991. Claimed by Ottawa from Winnipeg in Expansion Draft, June 18, 1992.
Quote of the Day

I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.

— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level