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Steve Rooney

Steve Rooney

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BIRTHDATE: June 28, 1962
BIRTHPLACE: Canton, MA, United States
DRAFTED: MTL / 1981 NHL Entry Draft
ROUND: 5th   (88th overall)
Missed majority of 1985-86 season recovering from shoulder injury suffered in game vs. Calgary, Novemmber 23, 1985. Traded to Winnipeg by Montreal for Winnipeg's 3rd round choice (Francois Gravel) in 1987 Entry Draft, January 8, 1987. Traded to New Jersey by Winnipeg with Winnipeg's 3rd round choice (Brad Bombardir) in 1990 Entry Draft for Alain Chevrier and New Jersey's 7th round choice (Doug Evans) in 1989 Entry Draft, July 19, 1988.
Quote of the Day

When I first became captain here, Monsieur Beliveau came to me and said, 'You're going to be fine. You don't have to change, you got selected because of who you are.'

— Saku Koivu on Thursday, recalling what he was told by the late Jean Beliveau when he was named Canadiens captain in 1999
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