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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

For us it's a little bit different. I've never been in front of this much media. This is more than we've ever had to deal with in Tampa. I guess we're on a little bit bigger stage now. It's nice, you have to enjoy it. This doesn't happen too often.

— Lightning forward J.T. Brown after his first Media Day experience on Tuesday in preparation of Game 1 on Wednesday