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Louie Debrusk

Louie Debrusk  #33

Left Wing
NUMBER: 33 BIRTHDATE: March 19, 1971
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Cambridge, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 227 DRAFTED: NYR / 1989 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (49th overall)
Traded to Edmonton by NY Rangers with Bernie Nicholls and Steven Rice for Mark Messier and future considerations (Jeff Beukeboom for David Shaw, November 12, 1991), October 4, 1991. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, September 23, 1997. Traded to Phoenix by Tampa Bay with Tampa Bay's 5th round choice (Jay Leach) in 1998 Entry Draft for Craig Janney, June 11, 1998. Signed to 25-game tryout contract by Quebec (AHL), November 25, 2001. Released by Quebec (AHL) and signed as a free agent by Hamilton (AHL), December 21, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, August 30, 2002. Spent majority of 2002-03 season with Norfolk (AHL) as a healthy reserve. Officially announced retirement, April 27, 2003. Signed to a tryout (PTO) contract by Hartford (AHL), December 26, 2003.
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