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Joel Quenneville

Joel Quenneville  #3

Defenseman
NUMBER: 3 BIRTHDATE: September 15, 1958
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Windsor, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: TOR / 1978 NHL Amateur Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (21st overall)
OMJHL Second All-Star Team (1978) AHL Second All-Star Team (1992) Jack Adams Award (2000) Traded to Colorado by Toronto with Lanny McDonald for Pat Hickey and Wilf Paiement, December 29, 1979. Transferred to New Jersey after Colorado franchise relocated, June 30, 1982. Traded to Calgary by New Jersey with Steve Tambellini for Phil Russell and Mel Bridgman, June 20, 1983. Traded to Hartford by Calgary with Richie Dunn for Mickey Volcan, July 5, 1983. Missed majority of the 1986-87 due to shoulder injury vs. Boston, December 18, 1986. Traded to Washington by Hartford for cash, October 3, 1990. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 30, 1991.
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