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Olivier Magnan

Olivier Magnan  #29

Defenseman
NUMBER: 29 BIRTHDATE: May 1, 1986
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: NJD / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 5th   (148th overall)

Recalled from Albany (AHL) this morning;  AHL totals showed 3a &  18 PIM in 24 games...Cleared waivers/assigned to Albany Dec. 10;  was placed on waviers Dec. 9...Played in back-to-back games, Dec. 4-6...DND Nov. 22, 24 &  Dec. 2;  played Nov. 26-27 and career-high 14 straight after making his NHL debut Oct. 21 at Mtl...Recalled from Albany Oct. 18…Is wearing no. 29 after wearing no. 36 in training camp...In his 5th year with organization;  spent last 3+ seasons with Lowell (AHL)…2009-10: Finished 5th among AHL Devils’ defensemen with career-high 3g-16a-19pts in 71 games played…Has averaged 72+ appearances during his pro career…Made pro debut with Trenton (ECHL) in 2006-07…Played 4 seasons of junior hockey in QMJHL, including 3 seasons with Rouyn-Noranda.

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It was the look in his eyes. Hockey is the most important thing in his life. He wants to be a hockey player, and nothing's going to stop him from being a hockey player.

— Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin on forward Alex Galchenyuk's potential