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Jason Arnott

Jason Arnott  #44

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NUMBER: 44 BIRTHDATE: October 11, 1974
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Collingwood, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 220 DRAFTED: EDM / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (7th overall)
NHL All-Rookie Team (1994) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1997, 2008) Traded to New Jersey by Edmonton with Bryan Muir for Valeri Zelepukin and Bill Guerin, January 4, 1998. Traded to Dallas by New Jersey with Randy McKay and New Jersey's 1st round choice (later traded to Columbus, later traded to Buffalo Buffalo selected Daniel Paille) in 2002 Entry Draft for Joe Nieuwendyk and Jamie Langenbrunner, March 19, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 2, 2006. Traded to New Jersey by Nashville for Matt Halischuk and New Jersey's 2nd round choice (Magnus Hellberg) in 2011 Entry Draft, June 19, 2010. Traded to Washington by New Jersey for David Steckel and Washington's 2nd round choice (later traded to Minnesota Minnesota selected Raphael Bussieres) in 2012 Entry Draft, February 28, 2011. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 6, 2011. Officialy announced his retirement, November 5, 2013.
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He's a winner. We want winners here, and he's a proven winner. He's won two Stanley Cups. He's 22 years old and been a big part of it. He's got all the right tools. He's got size (6-foot-1, 204 pounds) and strength. He's exactly what we were looking for. He's going to be a big piece of our team for many, many years to come.

— Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen on Brandon Saad, who he acquired in a trade with the Blackhawks on Tuesday
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