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Patrick Riggin

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NUMBER: 1 BIRTHDATE: May 26, 1959
BIRTHPLACE: Kincardine, ON, Canada
DRAFTED: AFM / 1979 NHL Entry Draft
ROUND: 2nd   (33rd overall)
William M. Jennings Trophy 1983-1984
Son of Dennis OMJHL First All-Star Team (1977) Memorial Cup Tournament All-Star Team (1977) Hap Emms Memorial Trophy (Memorial Cup Tournament Top Goaltender) (1977) OMJHL Second All-Star Team (1978) NHL Second All-Star Team (1984) Shared William M. Jennings Trophy with Al Jensen (1984) Loaned to Ottawa (OHL) by London (OHL) for Memorial Cup Tournament, May 6, 1977. Signed as a free agent by Birmingham (WHA), July, 1978. Transferred to Calgary after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 24, 1980. Traded to Washington by Calgary with Ken Houston for Howard Walker, George White, Washington's 6th round choice (Mats Kihlstrom) in 1982 Entry Draft, Washington's 3rd round choice (Perry Berezan) in 1983 Entry Draft and Washington's 2nd round choice (Paul Ranheim) in 1984 Entry Draft, June 9, 1982. Traded to Boston by Washington for Pete Peeters, November 14, 1985. Traded to Pittsburgh by Boston for Roberto Romano, February 6, 1987.
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He plays the way that we want to play and he's a leader on the ice. It's those components we feel were the dynamic of what we wanted in our captain.

— Devils coach John Hynes on defenseman Andy Greene, who was named captain Thursday
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