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Rob Zepp

Rob Zepp  #72

NUMBER: 72 BIRTHDATE: September 7, 1981
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Scarborough, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 198 DRAFTED: CAR / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 4th   (110th overall)
Currently in his 14th professional season, and after 510 career games has an opportunity to make his NHL debut this weekend at age 33... from Newmarket, Ontario... Earned first Lehigh Valley Phantoms win (5-2 at W-B/Scranton, October 11, 2014, 21 saves/23 shots) -- Signed a one-year, two-way contract with Philadelphia Flyers on July 1, 2014 -- Spent last seven seasons with Berlin (DEL): 182-96-0, 2.53 gaa, .917 save pct. -- 5-time Deutsche Liga Champion (DEL): 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013. Named to DEL All-Star Game (2008-09) -- 2-time European Trophy Best Goalie (2010-11, 2012-13). European Trophy Champion (2010-11) -- 3-time Dave Pinkney Trophy winner (1999, 2000, 2001) with Plymouth Whalers (WHL) -- Named to OHL Second All-Star Team (2000, 2001) -- Named OHL Scholastic Player of the Year (Bobby Smith Trophy) (1999)
Canadian Major Junior - Scholastic Player of the Year (1999) OHL Second All-Star Team (2000, 2001) Missed majority of 2001-02 due to groin injury in practice, January 3, 2002. Signed as a free agent by SaiPa (Finland), August 30, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Berlin (Germany), July 12, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 1, 2014.
Quote of the Day

I spent a long summer thinking about that playoff series and what could have been. [The Blackhawks] ended up being the Stanley Cup champions, so we know we lost to a very good team. It's tough to know how close we were, and it motivates us for this year.

— Nashville captain Shea Weber in an interview with the Predators website