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Yves Racine

Yves Racine

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: February 7, 1969
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Matane, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: DET / 1987 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (11th overall)
QMJHL First-All Star Team (1988, 1989) Traded to Philadelphia by Detroit with Detroit's 4th round choice (Sebastien Vallee) in 1994 Entry Draft for Terry Carkner, October 5, 1993. Traded to Montreal by Philadelphia for Kevin Haller, June 29, 1994. Claimed on waivers by San Jose from Montreal, January 23, 1996. Traded to Calgary by San Jose for cash, December 17, 1996. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 16, 1997.
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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