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Derian Hatcher

Derian Hatcher  #2

Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: June 4, 1972
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Sterling Heights, MI, United States
WEIGHT: 235 DRAFTED: MNS / 1990 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (8th overall)
Brother of Kevin NHL Second All-Star Team (2003) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1997) Transferred to Dallas after Minnesota franchise relocated, June 9, 1993. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 3, 2003. Missed majority of 2003-04 due to knee injury vs. Vancouver, October 16, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Motor City (UHL), February 1, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, August 2, 2005. Officialy announced his retirement, June 15, 2009.
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It's something that you don't really envision starting this way, but when you put the work in you don't feel like it's unwarranted. You definitely don't envision it unfolding this way, but you do think you can be successful at this level.

— Senators goalie Andrew Hammond, who defeated the Jets on Wednesday to improve to 6-0-1 since making his first NHL start on Feb. 18