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Campbell honored by Peterborough at ceremony before game against Ottawa

NHL senior VP of hockey operations watched banner raised to rafters

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / Staff Writer

The Peterborough Petes spent Saturday celebrating Colin Campbell.

Peterborough of the Ontario Hockey League celebrated Campbell by raising a banner with his name, face and the years he played for the Petes during a ceremony before their game against Ottawa.

Tweet from @PetesOHLhockey: Congratulations, Mr. Colin Campbell!#GoPetesGo

Campbell, the NHL senior executive vice president of hockey operations, helped Peterborough win the Robertson Cup as a defenseman on the 1971-72 team. He played 11 seasons in the NHL with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Colorado Rockies, Edmonton Oilers, Vancouver Canucks and Detroit Red Wings and won the Stanley Cup as an assistant coach with the 1994 New York Rangers.

Campbell's banner joined those of fellow former Petes Scotty Bowman, Steve Yzerman, Bob Gainey, Larry Murphy, Dick Todd, Mickey Redmond and Roger Neilson.

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