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John Van Boxmeer

John Van Boxmeer

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: November 20, 1952
BIRTHPLACE: Petrolia, ON, Canada
DRAFTED: MTL / 1972 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 1st   (14th overall)
OJHL First All-Star Team (1972) Traded to Colorado by Montreal for Colorado's 3rd round choice (Craig Levie) in 1979 Entry Draft and cash, November 24, 1976. Traded to Buffalo by Colorado for Rene Robert, October 5, 1979. Claimed by Quebec from Buffalo in Waiver Draft, October 3, 1983.
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I've never seen anything like that. The great thing is I don't know how many times guys bailed me out where they had to score to keep it alive and they did every time. It was amazing. It's not the way we draw it up, to go 20 rounds here, but obviously it's a big win.

— Florida goalie Roberto Luongo after the Panthers defeated the Capitals in the longest shootout in NHL history on Tuesday
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series