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Brian Willsie

Brian Willsie  #21

Right Wing
NUMBER: 21 BIRTHDATE: March 16, 1978
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Belmont, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 202 DRAFTED: COL / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 6th   (146th overall)
OHL First All-Star Team (1998) Claimed by Washington from Colorado in Waiver Draft, October 3, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Ljubljana (Slovenia), October 8, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Portland (AHL), December 15, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, July 4, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 15, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 14, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, July 7, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Turku (Finland), August 20, 2012. Loaned to Kloten (Swiss) by Turku (Finland) for remainder of 2012-13 season, February 14, 2013.
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He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson