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Michael Peca

Michael Peca  #19

NUMBER: 19 BIRTHDATE: March 26, 1974
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Toronto, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 183 DRAFTED: VAN / 1992 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (40th overall)
Frank J. Selke Trophy 1996-1997 / 2001-2002
Frank J. Selke Trophy (1997, 2002) Traded to Buffalo by Vancouver with Mike Wilson and Vancouver's 1st round choice (Jay McKee) in 1995 Entry Draft for Alexander Mogilny and Buffalo's 5th round choice (Todd Norman) in 1995 Entry Draft, July 8, 1995. Missed entire 2000-01 season after failing to come to contract terms with Buffalo. Rights traded to NY Islanders by Buffalo for Tim Connolly and Taylor Pyatt, June 24, 2001. Traded to Edmonton by NY Islanders for Mike York and Edmonton's 4th round choice (later traded to Colorado - Colorado selected Kevin Montgomery) in 2006 Entry Draft, August 3, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 18, 2006. Missed remainder of 2006-07 due to leg injury vs. Chicago, December 22, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, August 21, 2007. Officially announced his retirement, January 19, 2010.
Quote of the Day

He's been one of our top players all year. Tonight he was by far our best player. There wasn't anybody in the same universe as him.

— Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz on goalie Braden Holtby, who made 33 saves to shut out the Edmonton Oilers 1-0
World Cup of Hockey 2016