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James Schoenfeld

James Schoenfeld

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: September 4, 1952
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Galt, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: BUF / 1972 NHL Amateur Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (5th overall)
OMJHL Second All-Star Team (1972) NHL Second All-Star Team (1980) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1977, 1980) Missed majority of 1973-74 season recovering from neck surgery, November 10, 1973. Traded to Detroit by Buffalo with Danny Gare and Derek Smith for Mike Foligno, Dale McCourt and Brent Peterson, December 2, 1981. Signed as a free agent by Boston, August 19, 1983. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, December 6, 1984.
Quote of the Day

A piece of scar tissue breaks off, pinches the nerve, and every time you move your leg it's almost like having a root canal in your stomach and groin.

— Detroit Red Wings center Stephen Weiss on his sports hernia surgery