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Wayne Primeau

Wayne Primeau  #18

Center
NUMBER: 18 BIRTHDATE: June 4, 1976
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Scarborough, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 225 DRAFTED: BUF / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (17th overall)

- Has been a healthy scratch nine times this season, most recently Apr. 7 at NYR.
- Missed nine games (Jan. 5-19) due to knee injury.
- Registered first Maple Leafs assist Nov. 25 at TBL.
- Missed game Nov. 14 vs. CGY due to birth of son Manning.
- Scored first Maple Leafs goal and point Nov. 7 vs. DET (Chris Osgood).
- Missed four games (Oct. 6 - 13) due to undisclosed injury.
- Made Maple Leafs debut Oct. 1 vs. MTL.
- Needs six points for 200 career NHL points.

Brother of Keith Traded to Tampa Bay by Buffalo with Cory Sarich, Brian Holzinger and Buffalo's 3rd round choice (Alexander Kharitonov) in 2000 Entry Draft for Chris Gratton and Tampa Bay's 2nd round choice (Derek Roy) in 2001 Entry Draft, March 9, 2000. Traded to Pittsburgh by Tampa Bay for Matthew Barnaby, February 1, 2001. Missed majority of 2001-02 due to knee injury vs. Buffalo, January 8, 2002. Traded to San Jose by Pittsburgh for Matt Bradley, March 11, 2003. Traded to Boston by San Jose with Brad Stuart and Marco Sturm for Joe Thornton, November 30, 2005. Traded to Calgary by Boston with Brad Stuart and Washington's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Calgary selected T.J. Brodie) in 2008 Entry Draft for Andrew Ference and Chuck Kobasew, February 10, 2007. Missed remainder of 2008-09 due to ankle injury at St, Louis. December 5, 2008. Traded to Toronto by Calgary with Calgary's 2nd round choice (later traded to Chicago Chicago selected Brandon Saad) in 2011 Entry Draft for Anton Stralman, Colin Stuart and Toronto's 7th round choice (Matt DeBlouw) in 2012 Entry Draft, July 27, 2009.
Quote of the Day

You could see out there that everybody was willing to compete, to sacrifice, even blocking shots to the end. Even in the third when we were up 5-0, guys were still working hard and blocking shots That's a nice feeling also for the future.

— Flames goalie Jonas Hiller after his team's 5-0 win over Carolina
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