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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.
Quote of the Day

My job was to get that puck and put it on net, and his job was not letting me do it. I got the best of that, but that game's over and to be honest I already forgot about it.

— Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk on his late game-tying goal in Montreal's 2-1 OT win
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