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Valeri Kamensky

Valeri Kamensky  #13

Left Wing
NUMBER: 13 BIRTHDATE: April 18, 1966
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Voskresensk, Russia
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: QUE / 1988 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 7th   (129th overall)
USSR First All-Star Team (1990, 1991) USSR Player of the Year (1991) WEC-A All-Star Team (1991) Named Best Forward at WEC-A (1991) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1998) Missed majority of 1992-93 due to ankle injury vs. Tampa Bay, October 27, 1992. Transferred to Colorado after Quebec franchise relocated, June 21, 1995. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 7, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 5, 2001. Traded to New Jersey by Dallas for Andre Lakos and future considerations, January 16, 2002. Officially announced retirement August 10, 2002.
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This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.

— Islanders captain John Tavares