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Michael Vernon
Michael Vernon
Goaltender
Number: 29
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 175
Catches: Left
Born: Feb 24, 1963
Birthplace: Calgary, AB, Canada
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Acquired: Traded to Detroit by Calgary for Steve Chiasson on June 29, 1994.
Drafted: CGY / 1981 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (56th overall)
Originally drafted by his hometown Calgary Flames in the third round (56th overall) in 1981, Vernon would go on to appear in 781 NHL games over the course of 19 seasons with the Flames, Red Wings, Sharks and Panthers. During his three seasons in Detroit, Vernon earned 53 victories in 95 regular appearances to go along with a 2.40 G.A.A. In 1997, the 5-foot-9, 170-pound netminder backstopped the Red Wings to their first Stanley Cup in 42 years, going 16-4 in the postseason and registering a 1.79 goals-against average en route to capturing the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP. Vernon retired in 2002 with 385 career victories, currently the 12th-best total in league history.




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