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Gary Roberts

Gary Roberts  #10

Left Wing
NUMBER: 10 BIRTHDATE: May 23, 1966
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: North York, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: CGY / 1984 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (12th overall)
AwardsSeasons
Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy 1995-1996
OHL Second All-Star Team (1985, 1986) Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (1996) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1992, 1993, 2004) Missed remainder of 1994-95 season and majority of 1995-96 due to neck injury vs. Toronto, February 4, 1995. Missed remainder of 1995-96 season and entire 1996-97 due to neck injury vs. Vancouver, April 3, 1996. Traded to Carolina by Calgary with Trevor Kidd for Andrew Cassels and Jean-Sebastien Giguere, August 25, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 4, 2000. Missed majority of 2002-03 due to off-season shoulder surgery, August 13, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Florida, August 1, 2005. Traded to Pittsburgh by Florida for Noah Welch, February 27, 2007. Rights traded to Tampa Bay by Pittsburgh with Ryan Malone for Tampa Bay's 3rd round choice (Ben Hanowski) in 2009 Entry Draft, June 28, 2008. Officially announced his retirement, March 10, 2009.
Quote of the Day

I definitely think going back down helped me, I had a lot of confidence down there, I played a lot of minutes and I think that helped me a lot. With the 37 games up here, that gave me experience as well. I know what it takes to play in the NHL and now it's time for me to show that I'm capable of being a full-time NHL player.

— Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl on finishing the 2014-15 season in juniors after playing 37 games with Edmonton to begin the season