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David Hale

David Hale  #36

Defenseman
NUMBER: 36 BIRTHDATE: June 18, 1981
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Colorado Springs, CO, United States
WEIGHT: 222 DRAFTED: NJD / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (22nd overall)

Notes: Recalled from Binghamton (AHL) for the third time this season on April 7; Upon recall had recorded two goals and four assists in 36 games with the B-Sens this season; Season high: Blocked shots: 4, March 17 vs New Jersey (3-1 win)
Career game highs: Goals: 1, (4x) last: Nov. 4 vs N.Y. Islanders (4-1 win); Assists: 2, 10/29/09 vs Ottawa (with Tampa Bay); Points: 2, (0-2), 10/29/09 vs Ottawa (with Tampa Bay)

USHL First All-Star Team (2000) Traded to Calgary by New Jersey with New Jersey's 5th round choice (later traded to Buffalo - Buffalo selected Jean-Simon Allard) in 2007 Entry Draft for Calgary's 3rd round choice (Nick Palmieri) in 2007 Entry Draft, February 27, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 3, 2008. Traded to Tampa Bay by Phoenix with Todd Fedoruk for Radim Vrbata, July 21, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, August 4, 2010.
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Because of the way they play and their skill set I don't think they're fourth-line players, so in my mind I'm looking at one of those guys I'll have to move over to the wing.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on his four-player battle for second-line center