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Teddy Purcell
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Teddy Purcell  #16

Edmonton Oilers  Right Wing
NUMBER: 16 BIRTHDATE: September 8, 1985  (AGE 29)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: St. John's, NL, Canada
WEIGHT: 198
Shoots: Right
-Scored 1st goal as an Edmonton Oiler Oct. 9/14 -Leads the Oilers in power play points (5) 2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS: -Registered nine multi-point games, accumulating 38 points -Scored four game winning goals -Recorded two three-point games -Ranked 5th on the Lightning in assists (30) CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: -Played in his 300th career NHL game on Mar. 16 vs. CAR (2012-13) -Recorded his 100th career NHL assist on Jan. 19 vs. WSH (2012-13) -Recorded his 2nd career hat trick and a +4 rating on Apr. 7 at WPG (2011-12) -Notched his 1st career NHL hat trick on Feb. 23rd vs. PHX (2010-11) -Made NHL debut on Jan. 15 at EDM (2007-08) INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: -Represented Team Canada at the 2012 World Hockey Championship, collecting two points in eight games.
AHL All-Rookie Team (2008) AHL First All-Star Team (2008) Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (AHL) (2008) Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, April 27, 2007. Traded to Tampa Bay by Los Angeles with Florida's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Tampa Bay selected Brock Beukeboom) in 2010 Entry Draft for Jeff Halpern, March 3, 2010. Traded to Edmonton by Tampa Bay for Sam Gagner, June 29, 2014.
Quote of the Day

I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic