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David Booth

David Booth  #20

Left Wing
NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: November 24, 1984
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Detroit, MI, United States
WEIGHT: 212 DRAFTED: FLA / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (53rd overall)
2014-15 : Sustained broken foot Sept. 28 vs. Buffalo and missed 21 regular season games. Recalled on Nov. 24 and activated from IR Nov. 26. Registered 1st point (assist) as a Maple Leaf Dec. 6 vs. Vancouver. Scored 1st goal as a Maple Leaf on Dec. 16. Missed game Jan. 15 at San Jose with broken nose. Returned to lineup Jan. 17 at St. Louis. Played season high 17:51 Mar. 16 at Edmonton. Season-long six-game point streak was snapped on Mar. 13. Season Stats: Home: 27 GP, 4-3-7 Road: 31 GP, 3-3-6 Career as a Maple Leaf: 58 GP, 7-6-13 Career Highs (single game) Goals - 3 (2X - 03/07/09 vs. STL) Assists - 3 (2X - 03/03/10 vs. PHI) Points - 5 (04/11/09 vs. WSH) Career Notables: 2002-03: Named to NCAA (CCHA) All-Rookie Team 2003-04: Won Gold Medal with Team USA at the World Junior Hockey Championships 2010-12: Played parts of two seasons with Mike Santorelli in Florida 2013-14: Played with Mike Santorelli in Vancouver...Missed 10 games due to a lower body injury
NAJHL All-Rookie Team (2001) NAJHL - Rookie of the Year (2001) CCHA All-Rookie Team (2003) Missed majority of 2009-10 due to head injury at Philadelphia, October 24, 2009. Traded to Vancouver by Florida with Steve Reinprecht and Vancouver's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Vancouver selected Cole Cassels) in 2013 Entry Draft for Mikael Samuelsson and Marco Sturm, October 22, 2011. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to recurring groin injury and ankle injury vs. Detroit, March 16, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 22, 2014.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016