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Taylor Pyatt

Taylor Pyatt  #17

Left Wing
NUMBER: 17 BIRTHDATE: August 19, 1981
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 230 DRAFTED: NYI / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (8th overall)
OHL First All-Star Team (2000) Traded to Buffalo by NY Islanders with Tim Connolly for Michael Peca, June 24, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Hammarby (Sweden-2), November 16, 2004. Rights traded to Vancouver by Buffalo for Vancouver's 4th round choice (later traded to Calgary Calgary selected Keith Aulie) in 2007 Entry Draft, July 14, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, September 2, 2009. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 3, 2012. Claimed on waivers by Pittsburgh from NY Rangers, January 2, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Geneve (Swiss), July 24, 2014. Officially announced his retirement, July 14, 2015.
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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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