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Pierre Turgeon

Pierre Turgeon  #87

NUMBER: 87 BIRTHDATE: August 28, 1969
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Rouyn, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 199 DRAFTED: BUF / 1987 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (1st overall)
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy 1992-1993
Brother of Sylvain QMJHL - Offensive Rookie of the Year (1986) Lady Byng Memorial Trophy (1993) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1990, 1993, 1994, 1996) Traded to NY Islanders by Buffalo with Uwe Krupp, Benoit Hogue and Dave McLlwain for Pat LaFontaine, Randy Hillier, Randy Wood and NY Islanders' 4th round choice (Dean Melanson) in 1992 Entry Draft, October 25, 1991. Traded to Montreal by NY Islanders with Vladimir Malakhov for Kirk Muller, Mathieu Schneider and Craig Darby, April 5, 1995. Traded to St. Louis by Montreal with Rory Fitzpatrick and Craig Conroy for Murray Baron, Shayne Corson and St. Louis' 5th round choice (Gennady Razin) in 1997 Entry Draft, October 29, 1996. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 1, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, August 3, 2005. Missed majority of 2006-07 due to shoulder and calf injuries. Officially announced his retirement, September, 5, 2007.
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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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