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George Parros

George Parros  #15

Right Wing
NUMBER: 15 BIRTHDATE: December 29, 1979
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Washington, PA, United States
WEIGHT: 224 DRAFTED: LAK / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 8th   (222nd overall)
NAJHL All-Rookie Team (1999) NAJHL Rookie of the Year (1999) Claimed on waivers by Colorado from Los Angeles, October 3, 2006. Traded to Anaheim by Colorado with Colorado's 3rd round choice (later traded to Tampa Bay - Tampa Bay selected Luca Cunti) in 2007 Entry Draft for Atlanta's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Colorado selected T.J. Galiardi) in 2007 Entry Draft and Anaheim's 3rd round choice (later traded to San Jose - San Jose selected Tyson Sexsmith) in 2007 Entry Draft, November 13, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 1, 2012. Traded to Montreal by Florida for Philippe Lefebvre and Florida's 7th round choice (previously acquired, Florida selected Hugo Fagerblom) in 2014 Entry Draft, July 5, 2013. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to head injury vs. Toronto, October 1, 2013 and as a healthy reserve.
Quote of the Day

That's a really tough thing to play through; when you finally are thrown out there, the game is fast, intense, every single play matters, you've got to find a way to play through that and make smart plays. So it's a huge testament to [Vermette] and some other individuals in our locker room that are putting their own ego, their own wants and needs aside, and are ready for those opportunities when they do come.

— Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews on teammate Antoine Vermette, who returned from being a healthy scratch in Game 3 to score the double-overtime winner in Game 4