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Eric Belanger

Eric Belanger  #20

Center
NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: December 16, 1977
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 185 DRAFTED: LAK / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (96th overall)
2011-12 HIGHLIGHTS:
 
 -Scored 1st goal of season on (Dec. 7/11 vs CAR)
 
2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS:
 
-Played in his 800th career NHL game on Jan. 30/13.
 
- Returned from a groin injury on April 22nd against Anaheim.
Signed as a free agent by Bolzano (Italy), December 22, 2004. Traded to Carolina by Los Angeles with Tim Gleason for Oleg Tverdovsky and Jack Johnson, September 29, 2006. Traded to Nashville by Carolina for Josef Vasicek, February 9, 2007. Traded to Atlanta by Nashville for Vitaly Vishnevski, February 10, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 3, 2007. Traded to Washington by Minnesota for Washington's 2nd round choice (Johan Larsson) in 2010 Entry Draft, March 3, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, September 14, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 1, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Yekaterinburg (KHL), July 15, 2013.
Quote of the Day

I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.

— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level