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Robert Picard

Robert Picard

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: May 25, 1957
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 207 DRAFTED: WSH / 1977 NHL Amateur Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (3rd overall)
QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1975) QMJHL West First All-Star Team (1976) QMJHL First All-Star Team (1977) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1980, 1981) Traded to Toronto by Washington with Tim Coulis and Washington's 2nd round choice (Bob McGill) in 1980 Entry Draft for Mike Palmateer and Toronto's 3rd round choice (Torrie Robertson) in 1980 Entry Draft, June 11, 1980. Traded to Montreal by Toronto for Michel Larocque, March 10, 1981. Traded to Winnipeg by Montreal for Winnipeg's 3rd round choice (Patrick Roy) in 1984 Entry Draft, November 4, 1983. Traded to Quebec by Winnipeg for Mario Marois, November 27, 1985. Traded to Detroit by Quebec with Greg Adams for Tony McKegney, December 4, 1989.
Quote of the Day

I was surprised. I knew I got it. It's tough. You never know how hard it is until it registers on the gun. I got pretty much all I could into and you just hope for the best.

— Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber after winning the AMP NHL Hardest Shot event at the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition