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Robert Reichel

Robert Reichel  #21

Center
NUMBER: 21 BIRTHDATE: June 25, 1971
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Litvinov, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: CGY / 1989 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (70th overall)
EJC-A All-Star Team (1988, 1989) WJC-A All-Star Team (1990) Best Forward at WJC-A (1990) Czechoslovakian First All-Star Team (1990) WEC-A All-Star Team (1990) WC-A All-Star Team (1996) Traded to NY Islanders by Calgary for Marty McInnis, Tyrone Garner and Calgary's 6th round choice (previously acquired, Calgary selected Ilja Demidov) in 1997 Entry Draft, March 18, 1997. Traded to Phoenix by NY Islanders with NY Islanders' 3rd round choice (Jason Jaspers) in 1999 Entry Draft and Ottawa's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Phoenix selected Preston Mizzi) in 1999 Entry Draft for Brad Isbister and Phoenix's 3rd round choice (Brian Collins) in 1999 Entry Draft, March 20, 1999. Traded to Toronto by Phoenix with Travis Green and Craig Mills for Danny Markov, June 12, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Litvinov (Czech), August 19, 2004.
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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