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Brett Skinner

Brett Skinner  #3

Defenseman
NUMBER: 3 BIRTHDATE: June 28, 1983
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Brandon, MB, Canada
WEIGHT: 183 DRAFTED: VAN / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (68th overall)
MMBHL First All-Star Team (1999) MMHL First All-Star Team (2000) USHL First All-Star Team (2002) USHL Defenseman of the Year (2002) WCHA First All-Star Team (2005) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2005) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2005) Traded to Anaheim by Vancouver with NY Islanders' 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Anaheim selected Bryce Swan) in 2006 Entry Draft for Keith Carney and Juha Alen, March 9, 2006. Traded to Boston by Anaheim with Nathan Saunders for Mark Mowers, September 24, 2007. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 3, 2008. Traded to Atlanta by NY Islanders for Junior Lessard, January 13, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 8, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Khabarovsk (KHL), August 13, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Iserlohn (Germany), July 19, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Tampere (Finland), December 15, 2011. Signed as a free agent by MODO (Sweden), January 26, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Allen (CHL), October 13, 2012.
Quote of the Day

It's not always going to be pretty, especially against a great goalie [Lundqvist] like that. My goals are never how you draw them up. It's just a matter of grinding it out and trying to create havoc in front and good things happen.

— Capitals forward Jay Beagle on scoring in their Game 3 victory against the Rangers on Monday