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Derek Meech

Derek Meech  #7

Defenseman
NUMBER: 7 BIRTHDATE: April 21, 1984
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: DET / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 7th   (229th overall)
WHL East Second All-Star Team (2004) Missed majority of 2007-08 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg, July 2, 2011. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to recurring lower-body injury.and as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Minsk (KHL), July 14, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Texas (AHL), January 6, 2014.
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We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5