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Normand Rochefort

Normand Rochefort  #5

NUMBER: 5 BIRTHDATE: January 28, 1961
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Trois-Rivieres, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 214 DRAFTED: QUE / 1980 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (24th overall)
QMJHL Rookie of the Year (1978) (shared with Denis Savard) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1979) QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1980) Traded to NY Rangers by Quebec with Jason Lafreniere for Bruce Bell, Jari Gronstrand, Walt Poddubny and NY Rangers' 4th round choice (Eric Dubois) in 1989 Entry Draft, August 1, 1988. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, September 27, 1993.
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[Stamkos] is a great teammate and a great leader, that's why he's got the 'C'. He brings that tremendous work ethic to the rink and he's one of the top players in the game. I know if I put the passes where they are supposed to be, there's a very good chance he's going to put it in the back of the net.

— Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin on linemate Steven Samkos
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