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Stephane Veilleux

Stephane Veilleux  #19

Left Wing
NUMBER: 19 BIRTHDATE: November 16, 1981
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Beauceville, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: MIN / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (93rd overall)
2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS *Notched GWG vs. DAL (2/22) - 5th of career and first since 12/23/08 vs. CAR *Recorded assist, 2 hits and 3 blocked shots and skated season high 11:17 vs. CAR (2/14) *Appeared in 500th career NHL game vs. FLA (2/12) *Totaled 13 points (2-11=13) and 65 PIM in 43 games with Iowa (AHL) *Captain of Iowa Wild
Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 7, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Espoo (Finland), October 15, 2010. Signed as a free agrent by Ambri-Piotta (Swiss), January 23, 2011. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 30, 2011. Traded to Minnesota by New Jersey with Kurtis Foster, Nick Palmieri, Washington's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Minnesota selected Raphael Bussieres) in 2012 Entry Draft and New Jersey's 3rd round choice (later traded to NY Islanders NY Islanders selected Eamon McAdam) in 2013 Entry Draft for Marek Zidlicky, February 24, 2012.
Quote of the Day

Yeah, it was a pretty special moment for me. Today was my Dad's [55th] birthday. I have a lot of family in town, so it was a special moment for me to score my first one today. A win definitely would have capped it off, but you can't have everything.

— Sabres rookie Jack Eichel after scoring a goal in his National Hockey League debut
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