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Patrick Eaves

Patrick Eaves  #18

Dallas Stars  Right Wing
NUMBER: 18 BIRTHDATE: May 1, 1984  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Calgary, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: OTT / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (29th overall)
Nominated as Dallas candidate for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy * Led the Stars with a +12 rating * Recorded 27 points (14-13=27) in 47 games, the most points he s earned since posting a career-high 32 points (14-18=32) in 2006-07 with OTT * Scored a career-high six PPG * Posted 13 points (7-6=13) over his last 19 games of the season * Recorded two four-game point streaks from 1/27 2/3 (3-1=4) and the last four games of the season from 4/4 4/11 (3-2=5) * Made his Stars debut on 10/9 vs. CHI * Matched a career-high with a +3 rating and added an assist (0-1=1) on 4/11 vs. NSH
Hockey East Second All-Star Team (2004) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2004) Hockey East First All-Star Team (2005) NCAA East First All-American Team (2005) Missed majority of 2002-03 due to neck injury vs. University of Maine (Hockey East), December 7, 2002. Traded to Carolina by Ottawa with Joe Corvo for Cory Stillman and Mike Commodore, February 11, 2008. Missed majority of 2007-08 due to shoulder injury at Buffalo, November 21, 2007. Traded to Boston by Carolina with Carolina's 4th round choice (Craig Cunningham) in 2010 Entry Draft for Aaron Ward, July 24, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, August 4, 2009. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to head injury vs. Nashville, November 26, 2012. Traded to Nashville by Detroit with Calle Jarnkrok and Detroit's 2nd round choice (later traded to San Jose San Jose selected Julius Bergman) in 2014 Entry Draft for David Legwand, March 5, 2014. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to pre-season knee injury and lower-body injury at Vancouver, March 19, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 1, 2014.
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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