The 2010 AAA Draft (rosters, picks, discussion, etc.)
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10-21-2010, 09:01 AM
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selects an excellent defensive specialist with a winning pedigree who can play both wings,
Colin Patterson, W
-6'2", 195 lbs (good reach)
Selke record: 12th (1987), 3rd* (1989). He also received 1 vote in 1990.
*In 1988-89, Patterson was actually tied with Esa Tikkanen for 2nd in Selke points but lost the tie break for 2nd on 1st place votes. Guy Carbonneau (arguably the best defensive center ever) was first.
That season, the Calgary Flames scored 67 goals and only allowed 23 whiile Patterson was on the ice (
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That season, the Flames had the best PK in the NHL, and Patterson was their leading PKing forward with 4.22 SH minutes per game, slightly more than ATD mainstay Joel Otto (
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-Stanley Cup in 1989 (13 points in 22 playoff games)
-His teams (Calgary and Buffalo) made the playoffs in all 9 seasons of his career, advancing to the 2nd round on 5 occasions and to the finals twice.
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Over the next ten years, he established himself as a defensive specialist, skating, for the most part, alongside Doug Risebrough and XXX. Patterson rarely strayed from his defensive role, one he fell into with ease, having learned the skill during his days as a lacrosse player.
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