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Dion Phaneuf

Dion Phaneuf  #3

Toronto Maple Leafs  Defenseman
NUMBER: 3 BIRTHDATE: April 10, 1985  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 214 DRAFTED: CGY / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (9th overall)
2015-16: Skated in four preseason games registering one goal and six penalty minutes. 2014-15: Led team in average ice time (23:43). Led Maple Leafs with 108 penalty minutes. Played season high 31:07 Nov. 6 at Colorado, his second highest total (highest was 32:38 on 01/26/13) since becoming a Maple Leaf. Collected two assists in his 300th game as captain of the Maple Leafs Dec. 2 vs. Dallas. Missed 12 regular season games with an upper body injury. Activated from IR Feb. 26. Season Stats: Home: 1 GP, 0-1-1 Road: 0 GP, 0-0-0 Career as a Maple Leaf: 373 GP, 42-131-173 Career Highs (single game) Goals - 2 (5X - 03/16/11 at CAR) Assists - 5 (12/13/07 at TB) Points - 5 - (12/13/07 at TB) Career Notables: 2007-08: Finalist for NHL s Norris Trophy (award won by Nicklas Lidstrom) Named Captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs on June 14, 2010 2013-14: Ranked 9th in NHL with 144 PIM...Led Maple Leafs in TOI/game (23:33)...Toronto was 20-3-5 when Phaneuf collected a point
WHL East First All-Star Team (2004, 2005) WHL Defenseman of the Year (2004, 2005) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2004, 2005) NHL All-Rookie Team (2006) NHL First All-Star Team (2008) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2007, 2008, 2012) Traded to Toronto by Calgary with Fredrik Sjostrom and Keith Aulie for Matt Stajan, Niklas Hagman, Jamal Mayers and Ian White, January 31, 2010.
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He plays the way that we want to play and he's a leader on the ice. It's those components we feel were the dynamic of what we wanted in our captain.

— Devils coach John Hynes on defenseman Andy Greene, who was named captain Thursday
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