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Michael Bales

Michael Bales

Goalie
BIRTHDATE: August 6, 1971
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: BOS / 1990 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 5th   (105th overall)
British Elite League First All-Star Team (2002) British Elite League Best Goaltender (2002) Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 4, 1994. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, September 9, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 8, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Belfast (Britain), August 13, 2001. Signed as a free agent by ERC Ingolstad (Germany), July 6, 2002.
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He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers