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Matthieu Descôteaux

Matthieu Descôteaux  #55

Defenseman
NUMBER: 55 BIRTHDATE: September 23, 1977
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Pierreville, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 222 DRAFTED: EDM / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (19th overall)
Traded to Montreal by Edmonton with Christian Laflamme for Igor Ulanov and Alain Nasreddine, March 9, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Tappara Tampere (Finland), July 29, 2003. Loaned to Vaasa (Finland) by Tappara Tampere (Finland), October 16, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Asiago (Finland), December 2, 2003.
Quote of the Day

I've been so fortunate, blessed, to play a long time with some great players and be on power plays, play in some great cities and stuff. It's been fun.

— Avalanche forward Jarome Iginla on tying Dino Ciccarelli for 46th place on the NHL's all-time list with his 1,200th career point after their win vs. the Predators on Friday