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Gordon Roberts

Gordon Roberts

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: October 2, 1957
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Detroit, MI, United States
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: MTL / 1977 NHL Amateur Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (54th overall)
Brother of Doug Signed as an underage free agent by New England (WHA), August, 1975. Claimed by Hartford from Montreal in Expansion Draft, June 22, 1979. Traded to Minnesota by Hartford for Mike Fidler, December 16, 1980. Traded to Philadelphia by Minnesota for future considerations, February 8, 1988. Traded to St. Louis by Philadelphia for future considerations, March 8, 1988. Traded to Pittsburgh by St. Louis for Pittsburgh's 11th round choice (Wade Salzman) in 1992 Entry Draft, October 2, 1990. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 23, 1992.
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You could see out there that everybody was willing to compete, to sacrifice, even blocking shots to the end. Even in the third when we were up 5-0, guys were still working hard and blocking shots That's a nice feeling also for the future.

— Flames goalie Jonas Hiller after his team's 5-0 win over Carolina
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