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Mark Parrish

Mark Parrish  #10

Right Wing
NUMBER: 10 BIRTHDATE: February 2, 1977
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Bloomington, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 199 DRAFTED: COL / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 3rd   (79th overall)
NCAA West Second All-American Team (1997) WHL West First All-Star Team (1998) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2002) Rights traded to Florida by Colorado with Anaheim's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Florida selected Lance Ward) in 1998 Entry Draft for Tom Fitzgerald, March 24, 1998. Traded to NY Islanders by Florida with Oleg Kvasha for Roberto Luongo and Olli Jokinen, June 24, 2000. Traded to Los Angeles by NY Islanders with Brent Sopel for Denis Grebeshkov and Jeff Tambellini, March 8, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 1, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, November 5, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Norfolk (AHL), October 8, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, February 9, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, October 6, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 8, 2011. Officially announced his retirement, November 25, 2012.
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