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Shane Willis

Shane Willis  #17

Right Wing
NUMBER: 17 BIRTHDATE: June 13, 1977
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: CAR / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 4th   (88th overall)
WHL East First All-Star Team (1997, 1998) AHL All-Rookie Team (1999) AHL First All-Star Team (1999) Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (AHL Rookie of the Year) (1999) NHL All-Rookie Team (2001) Traded to Tampa Bay by Carolina with Chris Dingman for Kevin Weekes, March 5, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Davos (Swiss), August 23, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 18, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 5, 2007. Missed majority of 2007-08 due to neck injury at Peoria (AHL), October 6, 2007.
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My job was to get that puck and put it on net, and his job was not letting me do it. I got the best of that, but that game's over and to be honest I already forgot about it.

— Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk on his late game-tying goal in Montreal's 2-1 OT win
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