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Stephane Quintal

Stephane Quintal  #5

Defenseman
NUMBER: 5 BIRTHDATE: October 22, 1968
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Boucherville, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 233 DRAFTED: BOS / 1987 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (14th overall)
QMJHL First All-Star Team (1987) Traded to St. Louis by Boston with Craig Janney for Adam Oates, February 7, 1992. Traded to Winnipeg by St. Louis with Nelson Emerson for Phil Housley, September 24, 1993. Traded to Montreal by Winnipeg for Montreal's 2nd round choice (Jason Doig) in 1995 Entry Draft, July 8, 1995. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 13, 1999. Claimed on waivers by Chicago from NY Rangers, October 5, 2000. Traded to Montreal by Chicago for Montreal's 4th round choice (Brent MacLellan) in 2001 Entry Draft, June 23, 2001. Traded to Los Angeles by Montreal for future considerations, June 27, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Asiago (Italy), December 27, 2004. Officially announced his retirement, August 22, 2005.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday