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Petr Svoboda

Petr Svoboda  #23

Defenseman
NUMBER: 23 BIRTHDATE: February 14, 1966
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Most, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 183 DRAFTED: MTL / 1984 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (5th overall)
EJC-A All-Star Team (1983) EJC-A - Best Defenseman (1983) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2000) Traded to Buffalo by Montreal for Kevin Haller, March 10, 1992. Traded to Philadelphia by Buffalo for Garry Galley, April 7, 1995. Traded to Tampa Bay by Philadelphia for Karl Dykhuis, December 28, 1998. Missed majority of 2000-01 due to concussion vs. Los Angeles, December 16, 2000. Officially announced his retirement, May 3, 2002.
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