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Marc-Andre Cliche

Marc-Andre Cliche  #24

NUMBER: 24 BIRTHDATE: March 23, 1987  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Rouyn-Noranda, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 202 DRAFTED: NYR / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (56th overall)
- Has won 51.3% of his faceoffs this season. - Missed five games due to an oblique injury, Dec. 1-11. - Appeared in his 100th NHL game on Nov. 29 vs. Dallas but left the contest due to injury (oblique). - Scored his first goal of the season and won 12-of-16 faceoffs (75%) on Oct. 30 vs. NY Islanders. - Logged his second career NHL fight on Oct. 21 vs. Florida (Derek MacKenzie).
Missed majority of 2004-05 due to shoulder injury. Traded to Los Angeles by NY Rangers with Jason Ward, Jan Marek and NY Rangers' 3rd round choice (later traded to Buffalo - Buffalo selected Corey Fienhage) in 2008 Entry Draft for Sean Avery and John Seymour, February 5, 2007. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to training camp shoulder injury. Claimed on waivers by Colorado from Los Angeles, September 22, 2013.
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He's been one of our top players all year. Tonight he was by far our best player. There wasn't anybody in the same universe as him.

— Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz on goalie Braden Holtby, who made 33 saves to shut out the Edmonton Oilers 1-0
World Cup of Hockey 2016