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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

I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic