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Thomas Webster

Thomas Webster  #8

Right Wing
NUMBER: 8 BIRTHDATE: October 4, 1948
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Kirkland Lake, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 170 DRAFTED: BOS / 1966 NHL Amateur Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 4th   (19th overall)
OHA-Jr. Second All-Star Team (1968) WHA Second All-Star Team (1973) Claimed by Buffalo from Boston in Expansion Draft, June 10, 1970. Traded to Detroit by Buffalo for Roger Crozier, June 10, 1970. Traded to California by Detroit for Ron Stackhouse, October 22, 1971. Missed remainder of 1971-72 season recovering from back injury suffered in game vs. NY Rangers, November 5, 1971. Selected by New England (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Missed remainder of 1977-78 season and entire 1978-79 season recovering from spinal fusion surgery, February, 1978. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, September 15, 1979.
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After being through it and seeing the other [outdoor] games on TV, just the atmosphere is spectacular. To stand here -- and we are essentially almost on the blue line -- and look up [into the stands] and knowing it is going to be packed and playing our biggest rival in this setting is going to be pretty special.

— Bruins president Cam Neely on the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic between Boston and Montreal at Gillette Stadium on
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