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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)

Played his 1st career game with the Canadiens and served 20 penalty minutes on Oct. 1 vs. TOR… Led the team in Oct. with 20 penalty minutes… Returned to action on Nov. 1 at MIN after missing 12 games due to a concussion suffered on Oct. 1 vs. TOR… Led the team in Nov. with 17 penalty minutes… Returned to action on Jan. 8 at PHI after missing 10 games due to a concussion suffered on Dec. 14 at NYI… Recorded his 1st career point (assist) with the Canadiens, on Feb. 27 at PIT… Led the team in Feb. with 14 penalty minutes…

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 TJ 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) in 2014 Entry Draft, July 5, 2013.
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I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.

— Brian Elliott to Jeremy Rutherford of the Post-Dispatch on being the Blues' No. 1 goalie