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Douglas Wilson

Douglas Wilson  #24

Defenseman
NUMBER: 24 BIRTHDATE: July 5, 1957
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Ottawa, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 187 DRAFTED: CHI / 1977 NHL Amateur Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (6th overall)
AwardsSeasons
James Norris Memorial Trophy 1981-1982
Brother of Murray OMJHL First All-Star Team (1977) NHL First All-Star Team (1982) James Norris Trophy (1982) NHL Second All-Star Team (1985, 1990) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1990, 1992) Missed majority of 1987-88 season recovering from shoulder surgery, December, 1987. Traded to San Jose by Chicago for Kerry Toporowski and San Jose's 2nd round choice (later traded to Winnipeg Winnipeg selected Boris Mironov) in 1992 Entry Draft, September 6, 1991.
Quote of the Day

Because of the way they play and their skill set I don't think they're fourth-line players, so in my mind I'm looking at one of those guys I'll have to move over to the wing.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on his four-player battle for second-line center