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Daniel Cleary
NUMBER: 11 BIRTHDATE: December 18, 1978  (AGE 36)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Carbonear, NL, Canada
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: CHI / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (13th overall)
GAME HIGHS: Goals: 3 / Assists: 3 / Points: 3 ... HAT TRICKS: 1 / MULTI-PT GAMES: 66 CAREER: Re-signed to a 1-year contract on 7/10/14...2008 Stanley Cup champion...2000 AHL Second All-Star Team...1996 and 1997 OHL First All-Star Team...1996 CHL Second All-Star Team...1995 CHL and OHL All-Rookie Team. 2014-15: Skated in his 600th game as a Red Wing on 12/13 at TOR...Scored in his season debut on 11/5 at NYR...Picked up an assist on 11/18 at CBJ. OTHER: First Newfoundland native to win the Stanley Cup...Recorded 323 points (127-196-323) in 220 OHL games with the Belleville Bulls from 1995-98... Traded from CHI with Ethan Moreau, Christian Laflamme and Chad Kilger to EDM for Dean McAmmond, Boris Mironov and Jonas Elofsson, 3/20/99.
OHL All-Rookie Team (1995) OHL First All-Star Team (1996, 1997) AHL Second All-Star Team (2000) Traded to Edmonton by Chicago with Chad Kilger, Ethan Moreau and Christian Laflamme for Boris Mironov, Dean McAmmond and Jonas Elofsson, March 20, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 15, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Mora (Sweden), September 6, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, October 4, 2005.
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He's been one of our top players all year. Tonight he was by far our best player. There wasn't anybody in the same universe as him.

— Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz on goalie Braden Holtby, who made 33 saves to shut out the Edmonton Oilers 1-0
World Cup of Hockey 2016