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Rob Zettler

Rob Zettler  #24

NUMBER: 24 BIRTHDATE: March 8, 1968
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Sept-Iles, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 202 DRAFTED: MNS / 1986 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (55th overall)
Claimed by San Jose from Minnesota in Dispersal Draft, May 30, 1991. Traded to Philadelphia by San Jose for Viacheslav Butsayev, February 1, 1994. Traded to Toronto by Philadelphia for Toronto's 5th round choice (Per-Ragna Bergqvist) in 1996 Entry Draft, July 8, 1995. Claimed by Nashville from Toronto in Expansion Draft, June 26, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Washington, September 7, 1999. Missed majority of 1999-2000 due to concussion vs. Albany (AHL), October 21, 1999. Officially announced his retirement, August 27, 2002. Named Assistant Coach by San Jose, December 5, 2002.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016