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Kirk Maltby

Kirk Maltby  #18

Left Wing
NUMBER: 18 BIRTHDATE: December 22, 1972
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Guelph, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: EDM / 1992 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 3rd   (65th overall)

Career: Four-time Stanley Cup champion (1997, 98, 2002, 08)...Became the 239th player in NHL history to play in 1,000 career games on 2/27/09 vs LA

2009-10: Placed on IR 2/25 (shoulder)...Scored DET's first goal 2/13 vs OTT, his first goal since 10/31 at CGY...Finished with an even rating or better in 27 of his last 29 games played

2008-09: Registered the 250th point of his career on 2/2 vs STL (goal)...Scored his 100th goal in a Red Wings uniform 11/22 at CGY

Misc: Hockey hero growing up: Wayne Gretzky...Favorite musical artist: Metallica...Favorite food: Italian...Favorite sport besides hockey: golf...Dream Foursome: Tiger Woods, Russell Peters, his Grandfather

Traded to Detroit by Edmonton for Dan McGillis, March 20, 1996. Missed majority of 1999-2000 season recovering from hernia injury suffered in game vs. Dallas, October 5, 1999.
Quote of the Day

I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.

— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level