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Patrick Lalime

Patrick Lalime  #40

Goalie
NUMBER: 40 BIRTHDATE: July 7, 1974
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: St. Bonaventure, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 192 DRAFTED: PIT / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 6th   (156th overall)
NHL All-Rookie Team (1997) IHL First All-Star Team (1999) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2003) Rights traded to Anaheim by Pittsburgh for Sean Pronger, March 24, 1998. Traded to Ottawa by Anaheim for Ted Donato and the rights to Antti-Jussi Niemi, June 18, 1999. Traded to St. Louis by Ottawa for St. Louis' 4th round choice (Ilya Zubov) in 2005 Entry Draft, June 27, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 1, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, July 1, 2008. Officially announced his retirement, July 20, 2011.
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I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday