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Chris Drury

Chris Drury  #23

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)
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

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016