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Mike Rathje

Mike Rathje  #3

Defenseman
NUMBER: 3 BIRTHDATE: May 11, 1974
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Mannville, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 235 DRAFTED: SJS / 1992 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (3rd overall)
WHL East Second All-Star Team (1992, 1993) Missed majority of 1996-97 due to groin injury vs. Dallas, November 8, 1996. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, August 2, 2005. Missed majority of 2006-07 due to a back injury. Missed entire 2007-08 due to a groin injury.
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It's something that you don't really envision starting this way, but when you put the work in you don't feel like it's unwarranted. You definitely don't envision it unfolding this way, but you do think you can be successful at this level.

— Senators goalie Andrew Hammond, who defeated the Jets on Wednesday to improve to 6-0-1 since making his first NHL start on Feb. 18