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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.
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