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Eric Fehr
NUMBER: 16 BIRTHDATE: September 7, 1985  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Winkler, MB, Canada
WEIGHT: 212 DRAFTED: WSH / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (18th overall)
Became first player in NHL history with shorthanded goals in each of his first 2 games with a team on Nov. 4 at VAN. (Elias Sports Bureau). Had 3 points (2G-1A) in first two 2 games after returning from offseason elbow surgery on Oct. 31 at TOR. Made his PIT debut on Oct. 31 at TOR and recorded a shorthanded goal and an assist. Became first PIT player to score SH goal in debut since Sergei Zubov on Oct. 7, 1995. Zubov also completed the feat against TOR. Was sidelined after offseason elbow surgery on June 3, 2015 until Oct. 31. Career Info: Highs: G: 2 A: 3 P: 3 SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PIT: 0 G, 0 Att, 0.0 Pct REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 13GP 2G-1A-3PTS PPG: 10 SHG: 2
WHL East First All-Star Team (2005) WHL Player of the Year (2005) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2005) Missed majority of 2011-12 due to shoulder surgery and as a healthy reserve. Traded to Winnipeg by Washington for Danick Paquette and Winnipeg's 4th round choice (Thomas Di Pauli) in 2012 Entry Draft, July 8, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Hameenlinna (Finland), October 23, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Washington, Janiuary 12, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 28, 2015.
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We've got to find a way to win a game. He's played well in the minors, now he gets his opportunity. We tried [with Jonathan Bernier]. The way I look at it, you get opportunities and you make the most of it. That's what [James Reimer] did. Now another opportunity is here and Sparks ... you gotta grab it. Is he ready? We'll find out.

— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock to the Toronto Star on recalling goalie Garret Sparks from the AHL to start Monday in his NHL debut
World Cup of Hockey 2016