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Justin Papineau

Justin Papineau  #26

Center
NUMBER: 26 BIRTHDATE: January 15, 1980
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Ottawa, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: STL / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (75th overall)
Traded to NY Islanders by St. Louis with St. Louis' 2nd round choice (Jeremy Colliton) in 2003 Entry Draft for Chris Osgood and NY Islanders' 3rd round choice (Konstantin Barulin) in 2003 Entry Draft, March 11, 2003. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, August 10, 2006. Missed majority of 2006-07 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Basel (Swiss), June 21, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Wolfsburg (Germany), April, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Adler Mannheim (Germany), April, 2009.
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