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Michel Petit

Michel Petit  #24

Defenseman
NUMBER: 24 BIRTHDATE: February 12, 1964
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: St. Malo, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: VAN / 1982 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (11th overall)
QMJHL First All-Star Team (1982, 1983) QMJHL Defensive Rookie of the Year) (1982) Traded to NY Rangers by Vancouver for Willie Huber and Larry Melnyk, November 4, 1987. Traded to Quebec by NY Rangers for Randy Moller, October 5, 1989. Traded to Toronto by Quebec with Aaron Broten and Lucien Deblois for Scott Pearson and Toronto's 2nd round choices in 1991 (later traded to Washington Washington selected Eric Lavigne) and 1992 (Tuomas Gronman) Entry Drafts, November 17, 1990. Traded to Calgary by Toronto with Craig Berube, Alexander Godynyuk, Gary Leeman and Jeff Reese for Doug Gilmour, Jamie Macoun, Ric Nattress, Rick Wamsley and Kent Manderville, January 2, 1992. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, June 16, 1994. Traded to Tampa Bay by Los Angeles for Steven Finn, November 13, 1995. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, October 24, 1996. Claimed on waivers by Philadelphia from Edmonton, January 17, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, November 25, 1997. Missed majority of 1998-99 due to injury in pre-season intra-squad game. Signed as a free agent by Chicago Wolves (IHL), November 18, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Bolzano (Italy), February 15, 2002.
Quote of the Day

He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson