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Chris Drury

Chris Drury  #23

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NUMBER: 23 BIRTHDATE: August 20, 1976
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Trumbull, CT, United States
WEIGHT: 191 DRAFTED: QUE / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 3rd   (72nd overall)
AwardsSeasons
Calder Memorial Trophy 1998-1999
Brother of Ted Hockey East Second All-Star Team (1996, 1997) NCAA East Second All-American Team (1996) Hockey East Player of the Year (1997, 1998) NCAA East First All-American Team (1997, 1998) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1997) Hockey East First All-Star Team (1998) Hobey Baker Memorial Award (Top U.S. Collegiate Player) (1998) NHL All-Rookie Team (1999) Calder Memorial Trophy (1999) Rights transferred to Colorado after Quebec franchise relocated, June 21, 1995. Traded to Calgary by Colorado with Stephane Yelle for Derek Morris, Jeff Shantz and Dean McAmmond, October 1, 2002. Traded to Buffalo by Calgary with Steve Begin for Steve Reinprecht and Rhett Warrener, July 3, 2003. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 1, 2007. Missed majority of 2010-11 season due to hand and knee injuries. Officially announced his retirement, August 19, 2011.
Quote of the Day

I have been blessed to play for 16 years in the NHL; it has been an amazing ride. I would like to thank the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers organizations and owners for providing me the opportunity to play the sport I love for so many years. I could have never played for so long or accomplished all that I have without the unwavering love and support from my wife, Heather, our three sons, Ryan, Lucas, and Mason, and my parents.

— Martin St. Louis after announcing his retirement from the NHL on Thursday