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Barry Pederson

Barry Pederson

Center
BIRTHDATE: March 13, 1961
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Big River, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 185 DRAFTED: BOS / 1980 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (18th overall)
BCJHL Second All-Star Team (1978) WHL Second All-Star Team (1980) WHL First All-Star Team (1981) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1983, 1984) Missed majority of 1984-85 due to surgery to remove benign tumour from shoulder, December, 1985. Traded to Vancouver by Boston for Cam Neely and Vancouver's 1st round choice (Glen Wesley) in 1987 Entry Draft, June 6, 1986. Traded to Pittsburgh by Vancouver with Rod Buskas and Tony Tanti for Dave Capuano, Andrew McBain and Dan Quinn, January 8, 1990. Signed as a free agent by Hartford, September 5, 1991. Traded to Boston by Hartford for future considerations, November 14, 1991.
Quote of the Day

That's a really tough thing to play through; when you finally are thrown out there, the game is fast, intense, every single play matters, you've got to find a way to play through that and make smart plays. So it's a huge testament to [Vermette] and some other individuals in our locker room that are putting their own ego, their own wants and needs aside, and are ready for those opportunities when they do come.

— Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews on teammate Antoine Vermette, who returned from being a healthy scratch in Game 3 to score the double-overtime winner in Game 4