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John Tucker

John Tucker

Right Wing
BIRTHDATE: September 29, 1964
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Windsor, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: BUF / 1983 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (31st overall)
OHL First All-Star Team (1984) OHL MVP (1984) Traded to Washington by Buffalo for future considerations, January 5, 1990. Traded to Buffalo by Washington for cash, July 3, 1990. Traded to NY Islanders by Buffalo for future considerations, January 21, 1991. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, August 5, 1992.
Quote of the Day

Because of the way they play and their skill set I don't think they're fourth-line players, so in my mind I'm looking at one of those guys I'll have to move over to the wing.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on his four-player battle for second-line center