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Robert Lang

Robert Lang  #20

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NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: December 19, 1970
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Teplice, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 217 DRAFTED: LAK / 1990 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 7th   (133rd overall)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2004) Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, September 2, 1997. Claimed by Boston from Pittsburgh in Waiver Draft, September 28, 1997. Claimed on waivers by Pittsburgh from Boston, October 25, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 1, 2002. Traded to Detroit by Washington for Tomas Fleischmann, Detroit's 1st round choice (Mike Green) in 2004 Entry Draft and Detroit's 4th round choice (Luke Lynes) in 2006 Entry Draft, February 27, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 2, 2007. Traded to Montreal by Chicago for Toronto's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded back to Toronto, later traded to Boston - Boston selected Jared Knight) in 2010 Entry Draft, September 12, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, September 29, 2009.
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He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson