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Eric Messier

Eric Messier  #29

Left Wing
NUMBER: 29 BIRTHDATE: October 29, 1973
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Drummondville, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 197
Shoots: Left
QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1994) Signed as a free agent by Colorado, June 14, 1995. Missed majority of 1998-99 due to elbow injury vs. Ottawa, October 10, 1998. Played w/ RHI's Montreal Roadrunners in 1995 (22-0-11-11-46). Traded to Florida by Colorado with Vaclav Nedorost for Peter Worrell and Florida's 2nd round choice (later traded to NY Rangers later traded back to Florida Florida selected David Shantz) in 2004 Entry Draft, July 18, 2003. Missed majority of 2003-04 due to wrist injury vs. Atlanta, November 21, 2003.
Quote of the Day

I don't care how big the goalies' equipment is, when you're taking a shot like Ovechkin took [Wednesday], it's going to go in.

— Former player Mike Bossy on Capitals' Alex Ovechkin being the fifth player in NHL history to score 30-plus goals in 10 straight seasons