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Eric Vail

Eric Vail

Left Wing
BIRTHDATE: September 16, 1953
BIRTHPLACE: Timmins, ON, Canada
DRAFTED: AFM / 1973 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 2nd   (21st overall)
AwardsSeasons
Calder Memorial Trophy 1974-1975
Calder Memorial Trophy (1975) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1977) Transferred to Calgary after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 24, 1980. Traded to Detroit by Calgary for Gary McAdam and Detroit's 4th round choice (John Bekkers) in 1983 Entry Draft, November 10, 1981.
Quote of the Day

This is a great day for me. This is something I've been thinking about for a long time. This is a great opportunity that the St. Louis Blues organization, (owner) Tom Stillman and Doug Armstrong are giving me and trusting me in doing...This is going to be a great challenge for me.

— Martin Brodeur, after announcing his retirement as an NHL player and becoming a senior adviser with the Blues on Thursday