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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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I'm here to develop a winning culture and a winning team. There is a bright future ahead of this team.  A lot of young, great hockey players here and on the way … a fan base that's passionate about the game of hockey.

— Dan Bylsma after being introduced as new coach of the Buffalo Sabres