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Martin Lapointe

Martin Lapointe  #28

Right Wing
NUMBER: 28 BIRTHDATE: September 12, 1973
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Ville St. Pierre, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: DET / 1991 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (10th overall)
QMJHL First All-Star Team (1990, 1993) QMJHL - Offensive Rookie of the Year (1990) QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1991) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1993) Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 2, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, August 3, 2005. Traded to Ottawa by Chicago for Ottawa's 6th round choice (Ben Smith) in 2008 Entry Draft, February 26, 2008.
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He scores 50 goals, they go in, they go in, and they go in. And I think, 'Why can't I do that?'

— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on teammate Alex Ovechkin, who scored his 50th goal of the season Tuesday in a 4-2 win vs. the Hurricanes