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Michael Zigomanis

Michael Zigomanis  #26

Center
NUMBER: 26 BIRTHDATE: January 17, 1981
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Toronto, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: CAR / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (46th overall)
Yanick Dupre Memorial Award (AHL - Outstanding Humanitarian Contribution) (2013) Traded to St. Louis by Carolina with Jesse Boulerice, the rights to Magnus Kahnberg, Carolina's 1st round choice (later traded to New Jersey - New Jersey selected Matthew Corrente) in 2006 Entry Draft, Toronto's 4th round choice (previously acquired, St. Louis selected Reto Berra) in 2006 Entry Draft and Chicago's 4th round choice (previously acquired, St. Louis selected Cade Fairchild) in 2007 Entry Draft for Doug Weight and Erkki Rajamaki, January 30, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 21, 2006. Traded to Pittsburgh by Phoenix for future considerations, October 9, 2008. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to shoulder surgery. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Toronto (AHL), October 19, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Djurgarden (Sweden), November 10, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 15, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Toronto (AHL), July 12, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Rochester (AHL), July 10, 2013.
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I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday