38. Andy Delmore

Undrafted in 1997, Andy Delmore signed with the Philadelphia Flyers and made the team, bouncing between the parent club and the minors for three years before he proved he belonged as an NHLer.  The Flyers dealt him to Nashville for a Third Round Pick, and Delmore responded with two surprising campaigns considering where he came from.

Delmore had 72 Points over the next two years, anchoring the Nashville power play and averaging half-a-point per game.  While the Predators were only a half-decade old, Delmore’s production placed him as the first-star offensive Defenseman in franchise history.  Perhaps, sensing a fluke, Delmore was traded for the same equity he arrived with, a Third Round Pick.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Defence
  • Acquired: Traded from the Philadelphia Flyers for a 2002 3rd Round Pick (which would be Joe Callahan) 7/31/01.
  • Departed:

    Traded to the Buffalo Sabres for a 2003 3rd Round Pick (which would later be traded to the Minnesota Wild who selected Clayton Stoner) 6/27/03.

  • Games Played: 144
  • Notable Statistics:

    34 Goals
    38 Assists 
    72 Points 
    110 PIM 
    .50 PPG 
    -30 Plus/Minus 
    13.0 Point Shares 
    No Playoff Games

  • Major Accolades and Awards: None.

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