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Freddy Meyer

Freddy Meyer  #24

Defenseman
NUMBER: 24 BIRTHDATE: January 4, 1981
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Sanbornville, NH, United States
WEIGHT: 185
Shoots: Left
Hockey East All-Rookie Team (2000) Hockey East First All-Star Team (2003) NCAA East First All-American Team (2003) Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, May 21, 2003. Traded to NY Islanders by Philadelphia with Philadelphia's 3rd round choice (Mark Katic) in 2007 Entry Draft for Alexei Zhitnik, December 16, 2006. Claimed on waivers by Phoenix from NY Islanders, October 8, 2007. Claimed on waivers by NY Islanders from Phoenix, November 10, 2007. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to abdominal and groin injuries. Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, August 19, 2010. Missed majority of 2010-11 due to upper- body injury. Signed as a free agent by MODO (Sweden), June 18, 2011. Officially announced his retirement, October 29, 2012.
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I'm here to develop a winning culture and a winning team. There is a bright future ahead of this team.  A lot of young, great hockey players here and on the way … a fan base that's passionate about the game of hockey.

— Dan Bylsma after being introduced as new coach of the Buffalo Sabres