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Derek Bekar

Derek Bekar  #41

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NUMBER: 41 BIRTHDATE: September 15, 1975
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Burnaby, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: STL / 1995 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 8th   (205th overall)
Hockey East Second All-Star Team (1998) Traded to Washington by St. Louis for Mike Peluso, November 29, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, September 25, 2001. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, September 10, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Dundee (Britain-2), November 4, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Springfield (AHL), November 22, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Chur (Swiss-2), June 30, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Hannover (Germany), July 25, 2006.
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After being through it and seeing the other [outdoor] games on TV, just the atmosphere is spectacular. To stand here -- and we are essentially almost on the blue line -- and look up [into the stands] and knowing it is going to be packed and playing our biggest rival in this setting is going to be pretty special.

— Bruins president Cam Neely on the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic between Boston and Montreal at Gillette Stadium on
Jan. 1, 2016