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Robert Esche

Robert Esche  #42

Goalie
NUMBER: 42 BIRTHDATE: January 22, 1978
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: White, NY, United States
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: PHX / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 6th   (139th overall)
AwardsSeasons
William M. Jennings Trophy 2002-2003
OHL Second All-Star Team (1998) AHL All-Rookie Team (1999) William M. Jennings Trophy (2003) (shared with Roman Cechmanek) (tied with Martin Brodeur) Traded to Philadelphia by Phoenix with Michal Handzus for Brian Boucher and Nashville's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Phoenix selected Joe Callahan) in 2002 Entry Draft, June 12, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Kazan (Russia), October 18, 2007.
Quote of the Day

It's very special, obviously; there is draft day and then there's the day that you sign your first deal. It's been a crazy couple of weeks and I'm very honored to be able to do that."

— Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid on signing his first professional contract