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Blair Betts

Blair Betts  #11

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NUMBER: 11 BIRTHDATE: February 16, 1980
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: CGY / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (33rd overall)
Missed majority of 2002-03 due to shoulder injury in training camp, September 27, 2002. Missed majority of 2003-04 due to shoulder injuries vs. Chicago (November 22, 2003) and Colorado (December 31, 2003). Traded to NY Rangers by Calgary with Jamie McLennan and Greg Moore for Chris Simon and NY Rangers' 7th round choice (Matt Schneider) in 2004 Entry Draft, March 6, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, October 1, 2009. Claimed on waivers by Montreal from Philadelphia, October 5, 2011. Returned to Philadelphia by Montreal - physically unfit to play, October 9, 2011.
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