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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) -Played his 450th NHL game Jan. 29 vs BUF 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.
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He's, believe it or not, actually one of my favorite guys, and I've ended up trading him twice. I appreciate what he's done. He was one year away from being an unrestricted free agent, and I felt with this opportunity, that it was a chance that we were able to get somebody for him in Nick Bonino and Adam Clendening.

— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on forward Brandon Sutter