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Kevin Weekes

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NUMBER: 1 BIRTHDATE: April 4, 1975
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Toronto, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: FLA / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 2nd   (41st overall)
James Norris Memorial Trophy (IHL fewest goals against) (1999) (shared with Andrei Trefilov) Traded to Vancouver by Florida with Ed Jovanovski, Dave Gagner, Mike Brown and Florida's 1st round choice (Nathan Smith) in 2000 Entry Draft for Pavel Bure, Bret Hedican, Brad Ference and Vancouver's 3rd round choice (Robert Fried) in 2000 Entry Draft, January 17, 1999. Traded to NY Islanders by Vancouver with Dave Scatchard and Bill Muckalt for Felix Potvin, NY Islanders' 2nd round compensatory choice (later traded to New Jersey New Jersey selected Teemu Laine) in 2000 Entry Draft and NY Islanders' 3rd round choice (Thatcher Bell) in 2000 Entry Draft, December 19, 1999. Traded to Tampa Bay by NY Islanders with the rights to Kristian Kudroc and NY Islanders' 2nd round choice (later traded to Phoenix Phoenix selected Matthew Spiller) in 2001 Entry Draft for Tampa Bay's 1st round choice (Raffi Torres) in 2000 Entry Draft, Calgary's 4th round choice (previously acquired, NY Islanders selected Vladimir Gorbunov) in 2000 Entry Draft and NY Islanders' 7th round choice (previously acquired, NY Islanders selected Ryan Caldwell) in 2000 Entry Draft, June 24, 2000. Traded to Carolina by Tampa Bay for Shane Willis and Chris Dingman, March 5, 2002. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, August 26, 2004. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 5, 2007. Officially announced his retirement, September 17, 2009.
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Yeah, it was a pretty special moment for me. Today was my Dad's [55th] birthday. I have a lot of family in town, so it was a special moment for me to score my first one today. A win definitely would have capped it off, but you can't have everything.

— Sabres rookie Jack Eichel after scoring a goal in his National Hockey League debut
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