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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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It is really special. I had a lot of friends and family here tonight, and for my first [NHL] game in here it was great. I played here as an elementary-school player in the city championships and this was my first time back. It was a lot of fun.

— Toronto native Brandon Pirri after scoring 2 goals for Panthers in win at Maple Leafs on Thursday
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