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Wendell Young

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NUMBER: 1 BIRTHDATE: August 1, 1963
HEIGHT: 5' 9" BIRTHPLACE: Halifax, NS, Canada
WEIGHT: 181 DRAFTED: VAN / 1981 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 4th   (73rd overall)
AHL First All-Star Team (1988) Aldege "Baz" Bastien Memorial Award (Outstanding Goaltender AHL) (1988) Jack A. Butterfield Trophy (Playoff MVP AHL) (1988) Traded to Philadelphia by Vancouver with Vancouver's 3rd round choice (Kimbi Daniels) in 1990 Entry Draft for Darren Jensen and Daryl Stanley, August 31, 1987. Traded to Pittsburgh by Philadelphia with Philadelphia's 7th round choice (Mika Valila) in 1990 Entry Draft for Pittsburgh's 3rd round choice (Chris Therien) in 1990 Entry Draft, September 1, 1988. Claimed by Tampa Bay from Pittsburgh in Expansion Draft, June 18, 1992. Traded to Pittsburgh by Tampa Bay for future considerations, February 16, 1995. Only goaltender in hockey history to win Memorial Cup (1982); Calder Cup (1988); Stanley Cup (1991, 1992) and Turner Cup (1998, 2000).
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Yeah, it was a pretty special moment for me. Today was my Dad's [55th] birthday. I have a lot of family in town, so it was a special moment for me to score my first one today. A win definitely would have capped it off, but you can't have everything.

— Sabres rookie Jack Eichel after scoring a goal in his National Hockey League debut
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