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Manny Legace

Manny Legace  #34

NUMBER: 34 BIRTHDATE: February 4, 1973
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Toronto, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: HFD / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 8th   (188th overall)

* Completed his 11th NHL season and first with Carolina

* With his victory vs. OTT (3/4), Legace has now earned wins against all 30 NHL franchises

* Made his Hurricanes debut vs. LA (11/11) after signing a one-year contract on Nov. 9

* Began the season with the Chicago Wolves (AHL)... Was 2-2 with a 3.21 goals-against average for the Wolves

* Was a member of the 2002 Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings, and represented the Western Conference in the 2008 NHL All-Star Game

* OFF THE RADAR: Was originally drafted by Hartford in the eighth round (188th overall) of the 1993 NHL Entry Draft

* Career Penalty Shots: 3 (0 goals on 3 attempts)

* Career Highs: Saves: 49  Consec. Starts: 17  Consec. Wins: 11  Shutout Sequence: 187:39

* HURRICANES CAREER TOTALS: 28 gp, 2.81 gaa (1472 min., 69 ga), 10-7-5, 1 so

Best Goaltender at WJC-A (1993)OHL First All-Star Team (1993) AHL First All-Star Team (1996) Harry ``Hap'' Holmes Memorial Award (AHL fewest goals against) (1996) (shared with Scott Langkow) Aldege "Baz" Bastien Memorial Award (AHL Outstanding Goaltender) (1996) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2008) Rights transferred to Carolina after Hartford franchise relocated, June 25, 1997. Traded to Los Angeles by Carolina for future considerations, July 31, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, August 9, 1999. Claimed on waivers by Vancouver from Detroit, September 30, 1999. Claimed on waivers by Detroit from Vancouver, October 13, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Voskresensk (Russia), December 20, 2004. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, August 8, 2006. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Chicago (AHL), October 12, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, November 9, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Iserlohn (Germany), October 13, 2010. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by San Antonio (AHL), October 7, 2011. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Springfield (AHL), Octiber 20, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Springfield (AHL), January 4, 2012. Officially announced his retirement, October 6, 2012.
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I just wanted to do something to take my mind off the shot and let me relax a little bit. It seemed like the fans liked it. I'm glad I was able to score.

— Oilers forward Taylor Hall on lifting his arms to fire up the crowd before his penalty shot
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