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Mark Eaton

Mark Eaton  #4

Defenseman
NUMBER: 4 BIRTHDATE: May 6, 1977
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Wilmington, DE, United States
WEIGHT: 215
Shoots: Left
USHL Second All-Star Team (1997) Curt Hammer Award (USHL Most Gentlemanly Player) (1997) CCHA Rookie of the Year (1998) Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, August 4, 1998. Traded to Nashville by Philadelphia for Detroit's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Philadelphia selected Patrick Sharp) in 2001 Entry Draft, September 29, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Grand Rapids (AHL), February 16, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 3, 2006. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 2, 2010. Missed majority of 2010-11 due to hip injury at Calgary, January 3, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Wilkes-Barre (AHL), January 23, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, February 25, 2013.
Quote of the Day

I was surprised. I knew I got it. It's tough. You never know how hard it is until it registers on the gun. I got pretty much all I could into and you just hope for the best.

— Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber after winning the AMP NHL Hardest Shot event at the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition