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Scott Thornton

Scott Thornton  #27

Left Wing
NUMBER: 27 BIRTHDATE: January 9, 1971
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: London, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 220 DRAFTED: TOR / 1989 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (3rd overall)
Traded to Edmonton by Toronto with Vincent Damphousse, Peter Ing and Luke Richardson for Grant Fuhr, Glenn Anderson and Craig Berube, September 19, 1991. Traded to Montreal by Edmonton for Andrei Kovalenko, September 6, 1996. Traded to Dallas by Montreal for Juha Lind, January 22, 2000. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, July 1, 2000. Missed majority of 2002-03 due to shoulder (October 7, 2002 in training camp) and head (February 21, 2003 vs. Columbus) injuries. Signed as a free agent by Sodertalje (Sweden), January 13, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, July 1, 2006.
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Yeah, it was a pretty special moment for me. Today was my Dad's [55th] birthday. I have a lot of family in town, so it was a special moment for me to score my first one today. A win definitely would have capped it off, but you can't have everything.

— Sabres rookie Jack Eichel after scoring a goal in his National Hockey League debut
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