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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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A piece of scar tissue breaks off, pinches the nerve, and every time you move your leg it's almost like having a root canal in your stomach and groin.

— Detroit Red Wings center Stephen Weiss on his sports hernia surgery