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Garrett Stafford

Garrett Stafford

BIRTHDATE: January 28, 1980
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Shoots: Right
2010-11: Skated in 14:52 vs. CGY, Nov. 12 (first game with Phoenix)...At the time of his recall, he led all San Antonio defensemen in scoring 12 pts (3-9-12)...Second overall among defensemen in scoring in the AHL.
2009-10: Registered 4-6-10 in 21 playoff games while helping guide the Stars to the Calder Cup Final…Collected 1-2-3 in six games vs. Hershey in the Final…Recorded 7-25-32 in 60 games for the Texas Stars (AHL)…Ranked 2nd among Texas defensemen in scoring…Ranked 3rd on the team with a +16 rating…Collected six assists in a three-game span, Jan. 12-22.
Hockey East Second All-Star Team (2002) AHL All-Rookie Team (2004) AHL Second All-Star Team (2004) Signed as a free agent by Cleveland (AHL), October 10, 2003. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, December 9, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 16, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 3, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 3, 2010. Traded to Montreal by Phoenix with Petteri Nokelainen for Brock Trotter and Montreal's 7th round choice (Marek Langhamer) in 2012 Entry Draft, October 23, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 2, 2012. Traded to Edmonton by Washington for Dane Byers, April 2, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Farjestad (Sweden), June 12, 2013.
Quote of the Day

You don't see many. The [Drew] Doughtys, the [P.K.] Subbans, those are guys that create offense from the back and then on top of that ability, the size that he has. In the West you play against some pretty big players, and being able to clear the crease and contain the [Ryan] Getzlafs and the [Corey] Perrys and [Anze] Kopitars and players like that, we're excited about him going back there.

— Sharks general manager Doug Wilson on Brent Burns returning back to defense