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Wayne Van Dorp

Wayne Van Dorp  #23

Left Wing
NUMBER: 23 BIRTHDATE: May 19, 1961
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Burnaby, BC, Canada
Shoots: Left
Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, October, 1986. Traded to Edmonton by Buffalo with Normand Lacombe and Buffalo's 4th round choice (Peter Eriksson) in 1987 Entry Draft for Lee Fogolin, Mark Napier and Edmonton's 4th round choice (John Bradley) in 1987 Entry Draft, March 6, 1987. Traded to Pittsburgh by Edmonton with Paul Coffey and Dave Hunter for Craig Simpson, Dave Hannan, Moe Mantha and Chris Joseph, November 24, 1987. Traded to Buffalo by Pittsburgh for future considerations, September 30, 1988. Traded to Chicago by Buffalo for Chicago's 7th round choice (Viktor Gordiouk) in 1990 Entry Draft, February 16, 1989. Claimed by Quebec from Chicago in Waiver Draft, October 1, 1990. Missed remainder of 1990-91 due to shoulder injury originally in training camp and reinjured in game vs. Hartford, November 21, 1990.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday