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Jeff Halpern

Jeff Halpern  #14

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NUMBER: 14 BIRTHDATE: May 3, 1976
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Washington, DC, United States
WEIGHT: 190
Shoots: Right
ECAC Second All-Star Team (1998, 1999) Signed as a free agent by Washington, March 29, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Ajoie (Swiss-2), October 8, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Kloten (Swiss), December 30, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 5, 2006. Traded to Tampa Bay by Dallas with Jussi Jokinen, Mike Smith and Dallas' 4th round choice (later traded to Minnesota, later traded to Edmonton Edmonton selected Kyle Bigos) in 2009 Entry Draft for Brad Richards and Johan Holmqvist, February 26, 2008. Traded to Los Angeles by Tampa Bay for Teddy Purcell and Florida's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Tampa Bay selected Brock Beukeboom) in 2010 Entry Draft, March 3, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, September 7, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 1, 2011. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 10, 2012. Claimed on waivers by Montreal from NY Rangers, March 23, 2013. Signed as a free agent by TPS Turku (Finland), September 16, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, October 12, 2013.
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He's, believe it or not, actually one of my favorite guys, and I've ended up trading him twice. I appreciate what he's done. He was one year away from being an unrestricted free agent, and I felt with this opportunity, that it was a chance that we were able to get somebody for him in Nick Bonino and Adam Clendening.

— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on forward Brandon Sutter