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Blair Betts

Blair Betts  #11

NUMBER: 11 BIRTHDATE: February 16, 1980
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: CGY / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (33rd overall)
Missed majority of 2002-03 due to shoulder injury in training camp, September 27, 2002. Missed majority of 2003-04 due to shoulder injuries vs. Chicago (November 22, 2003) and Colorado (December 31, 2003). Traded to NY Rangers by Calgary with Jamie McLennan and Greg Moore for Chris Simon and NY Rangers' 7th round choice (Matt Schneider) in 2004 Entry Draft, March 6, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, October 1, 2009. Claimed on waivers by Montreal from Philadelphia, October 5, 2011. Returned to Philadelphia by Montreal - physically unfit to play, October 9, 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