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Brian Holzinger

Brian Holzinger  #19

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NUMBER: 19 BIRTHDATE: October 10, 1972
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Parma, OH, United States
WEIGHT: 186 DRAFTED: BUF / 1991 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 6th   (124th overall)
CCHA Second All-Star Team (1993) CCHA First All-Star Team (1995) CCHA Player of the Year (1995) NCAA West First All-American Team (1995) Hobey Baker Memorial Award (Top U.S. Collegiate Player) (1995) Traded to Tampa Bay by Buffalo with Cory Sarich, Wayne Primeau and Buffalo's 3rd round choice (Alexander Kharitonov) in 2000 Entry Draft for Chris Gratton and Tampa Bay's 2nd round choice (Derek Roy) in 2001 Entry Draft, March 9, 2000. Missed majority of 2001-02 due to shoulder injury vs. Florida, October 7, 2001. Traded to Pittsburgh by Tampa Bay for Marc Bergevin, March 11, 2003. Traded to Columbus by Pittsburgh for Lasse Pirjeta, March 9, 2004.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday