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Darby Hendrickson

Darby Hendrickson  #7

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NUMBER: 7 BIRTHDATE: August 28, 1972
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Richfield, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: TOR / 1990 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (73rd overall)
Minnesota High School Player of the Year (1991) WCHA Rookie of the Year (1992) Traded to NY Islanders by Toronto with Sean Haggerty, Kenny Jonsson and Toronto's 1st round choice (Roberto Luongo) in 1997 Entry Draft for Wendel Clark, Mathieu Schneider and D.J. Smith, March 13, 1996. Traded to Toronto by NY Islanders for Toronto's 5th round choice (Jiri Dopita) in 1998 Entry Draft, October 11, 1996. Traded to Vancouver by Toronto for Chris McAllister, February 16, 1999. Claimed by Minnesota from Vancouver in Expansion Draft, June 23, 2000. Missed majority of 2002-03 due to arm injury in training camp, September 24, 2002. Traded to Colorado by Minnesota with Minnesota's 8th round choice (Brandon Yip) in 2004 Entry Draft for Colorado's 4th round choice (later traded to Ottawa - Ottawa selected Cody Bass) in 2005 Entry Draft, February 25, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Riga (Latvia), October 2, 2004.
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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