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Jocelyn Thibault

Jocelyn Thibault  #35

Goalie
NUMBER: 35 BIRTHDATE: January 12, 1975
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 169 DRAFTED: QUE / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 1st   (10th overall)
QMJHL All-Rookie Team (1992) QMJHL First All-Star Team (1993) QMJHL MVP (1993) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (1993) Canadian Major Junior Goaltender of the Year (1993) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2003) Transferred to Colorado after Quebec franchise relocated, June 21, 1995. Traded to Montreal by Colorado with Andrei Kovalenko and Martin Rucinsky for Patrick Roy and Mike Keane, December 6, 1995. Traded to Chicago by Montreal with Dave Manson and Brad Brown for Jeff Hackett, Eric Weinrich, Alain Nasreddine and Tampa Bay's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Montreal selected Chris Dyment) in 1999 Entry Draft, November 16, 1998. Missed majority of 2003-04 due to hip injury suffered in practice, November 9, 2003. Traded to Pittsburgh by Chicago for Pittsburgh's 4th round choice (Ben Shutrion) in 2006 Entry Draft, August 10, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, July 5, 2007.
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We have to develop into a good team. We have to develop the pieces now that are a little more evident and in place to become a good team. It's not there yet.

— Sabres coach Dan Bylsma on new Buffalo players working together