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Mathieu Biron

Mathieu Biron  #34

NUMBER: 34 BIRTHDATE: April 29, 1980
HEIGHT: 6' 6" BIRTHPLACE: Lac St-Charles, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 233 DRAFTED: LAK / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (21st overall)
Brother of Martin WJC-A All-Star Team (2000) Traded to NY Islanders by Los Angeles with Olli Jokinen, Josh Green and Los Angeles' 1st round choice (Taylor Pyatt) in 1999 Entry Draft for Ziggy Palffy, Brian Smolinski, Marcel Cousineau and New Jersey's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Los Angeles selected Daniel Johansson) in 1999 Entry Draft, June 20, 1999. Traded to Tampa Bay by NY Islanders with NY Islanders' 2nd round choice (later traded to Washington later traded to Vancouver Vancouver selected Denis Grot) in 2002 Entry Draft for Adrian Aucoin and Alexander Kharitonov, June 22, 2001. Claimed by Columbus from Tampa Bay in Waiver Draft, October 4, 2002. Traded to Florida by Columbus for Petr Tenkrat, October 4, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Washington, August 10, 2005. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, August 9, 2006. Traded to Montreal by San Jose for Patrick Traverse, December 15, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Hamburg (Germany), June 18, 2009.
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He plays the way that we want to play and he's a leader on the ice. It's those components we feel were the dynamic of what we wanted in our captain.

— Devils coach John Hynes on defenseman Andy Greene, who was named captain Thursday
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