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Glen Wesley

Glen Wesley  #2

Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: October 2, 1968
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Red Deer, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 207 DRAFTED: BOS / 1987 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (3rd overall)
Brother of Blake WHL West First All-Star Team (1986, 1987) NHL All-Rookie Team (1988) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1989) Traded to Hartford by Boston for Hartford's 1st round choices in 1995 (Kyle McLaren), 1996 (Johnathan Aitken) and 1997 (Sergei Samsonov) Entry Drafts, August 26, 1994. Transferred to Carolina after Hartford franchise relocated, June 25, 1997. Traded to Toronto by Carolina for Toronto's 2nd round choice (later traded to Columbus Columbus selected Kyle Wharton) in 2004 Entry Draft, March 9, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 8, 2003. Officially announced his retirement, June 5, 2008.
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It was the look in his eyes. Hockey is the most important thing in his life. He wants to be a hockey player, and nothing's going to stop him from being a hockey player.

— Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin on forward Alex Galchenyuk's potential