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Marty Turco

Marty Turco  #1

NUMBER: 1 BIRTHDATE: August 13, 1975
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 184 DRAFTED: DAL / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 5th   (124th overall)
NHL Foundation Player Award 2005-2006

- Had his two-game win streak snapped with a 5-3 loss to Pittsburgh on Apr. 3 which followed a 6-3 win at NY Islanders on Mar. 31.

- Had earned his first win as a Bruin with a 3-2 victory in Anaheim on Mar. 25 ... It was his first NHL win since a 7-4 victory in Columbus on Feb. 1, 2011 while with Chicago.

- Lost his first start as a Bruin, 6-1 in Tampa Bay on Mar. 13 ... It was his first NHL start since Feb. 11, 2011 with Chicago.

- Played his first game as a Bruin in relief Mar. 11 at Pittsburgh ... It was his first NHL action since Mar. 17, 2011 in Dallas with Chicago ... He became the first Boston goaltender other than Tim Thomas or Tuukka Rask to play in a game since Manny Fernandez on Apr. 11, 2009 (6-1 loss in Buffalo).

- Has dressed as backup for 11 games.

- Signed as a free agent on Mar. 5 ... Was playing for Salzburg in Austria where he had a 2.64 GAA and .934 Sv% in four games.

- Fun Fact: Boston is his third NHL team (Dal, Chi) ... Has six career 30+ win NHL seasons.

CCHA Rookie of the Year (1995) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1996, 1998) CCHA First All-Star Team (1997) NCAA West First All-American Team (1997) CCHA Second All-Star Team (1998) NCAA Championship Tournament MVP (1998) Garry F. Longman Memorial Trophy (IHL Rookie of the Year) (1999) MBNA Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award (2001, 2003) NHL Second All-Star Team (2003) NHL Foundation Player Award (2006) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2003, 2004, 2007) Signed as a free agent by Djurgarden (Sweden), November 13, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, August 2, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Salzburg (Austria), December 12, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Boston, March 5, 2012. Officially announced his retirement, January 17, 2013.
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My focus is always just to play as well as I can and do my job, no matter where the faceoff is.

— New York Rangers forward Carl Hagelin on using his speed to his advantage
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