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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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I think when you build a team, you look at pairs, and I think the pair of [Voracek and Giroux] is very good, certainly one of the top pairs in the League.

— Flyers GM Ron Hextall on Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek after giving Voracek a multiyear extension Thursday