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Steve Begin

Steve Begin  #28

Left Wing
NUMBER: 28 BIRTHDATE: June 14, 1978
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Trois-Rivieres, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 192 DRAFTED: CGY / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (40th overall)
Jack A. Butterfield Trophy (AHL Playoff MVP) (2001) Traded to Buffalo by Calgary with Chris Drury for Steve Reinprecht and Rhett Warrener, July 3, 2003. Claimed by Montreal from Buffalo in Waiver Draft, October 3, 2003. Traded to Dallas by Montreal for Doug Janik, February 26, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 1, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, October 20, 2010. Missed majority of 2010-11 and all of 2011-12 due to various injuries. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, January 18, 2013. Officially announced his retrirement, January 16, 2014.
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I'm here to develop a winning culture and a winning team. There is a bright future ahead of this team.  A lot of young, great hockey players here and on the way … a fan base that's passionate about the game of hockey.

— Dan Bylsma after being introduced as new coach of the Buffalo Sabres