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David Hutchison

David Hutchison  #5

Defenseman
NUMBER: 5 BIRTHDATE: May 2, 1952
BIRTHPLACE: London, ON, Canada
DRAFTED: LAK / 1972 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 3rd   (36th overall)
Selected by Miami-Philadelphia (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 13, 1972. Transferred to Vancouver (WHA) after Philadelphia (WHA) franchise relocated, May, 1973. Traded to Toronto by Los Angeles with Lorne Stamler for Brian Glennie, Kurt Walker, Scott Garland and Toronto's 2nd round choice (Mark Hardy) in 1979 Entry Draft, June 14, 1978. Traded to Chicago by Toronto for Pat Ribble, January 10, 1980. Traded to Washington by Chicago with Ted Bulley for Washington's 6th round choice (Jari Torkki) in 1983 Entry Draft and 5th round choice (Darin Sceviour) in 1984 Entry Draft, August 24, 1982. Claimed by New Jersey from Washington in Waiver Draft, October 4, 1982. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, November 15, 1983.
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I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.

— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level