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Chris Bala

Chris Bala

Left Wing
BIRTHDATE: September 24, 1978
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Alexandria, VA, United States
WEIGHT: 193 DRAFTED: OTT / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (58th overall)
Traded to Nashville by Ottawa for Peter Smrek, June 26, 2003. Traded to Minnesota by Nashville for Curtis Murphy, June 26, 2003. Traded to Colorado by Minnesota for Jordan Krestanovich, March 9, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Reading (ECHL), September 29, 2005. Signed to a PTO (tryout) contract by Milwaukee (AHL), October 10, 2005. Loaned to Hershey (AHL) by Reading (ECHL) for cash, November 2, 2005.
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You could see out there that everybody was willing to compete, to sacrifice, even blocking shots to the end. Even in the third when we were up 5-0, guys were still working hard and blocking shots That's a nice feeling also for the future.

— Flames goalie Jonas Hiller after his team's 5-0 win over Carolina
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