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Gary Roberts
Gary Roberts
Left Wing
(RAW-buhrts, GAIR-ee)
Number: 10
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 215
Shoots: Left
Born: May 23, 1966
Birthplace: North York, ON, Canada
Acquired: Acquired by the Pittsburgh Penguins on Feb. 27, 2007 in exchange for defenseman Noah Welch.
Drafted: CGY / 1984 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (12th overall)



2008 PLAYOFF NOTES:
* Assisted on the game winning goal and recorded five hits in Game 3 vs. Detroit.
* Returned to the line up May 26 at Detroit after missing four games and recorded 14 penalty minutes and five hits.
* Assisted on the game winning goal in Game 2 against Philadelphia.
* Returned to the line up May 1st after missing five games with a sore groin.
* Scored two goals and recorded 16 penalty minutes in Game 1 vs. Ottawa. Became the oldest player in NHL history to have a multi-goal playoff game (41 years, 322 days). Roberts' goals came 20 years and three days after his first postseason tally, on April 6, 1988 for the Calgary Flames against Los Angeles.

2007-08 HIGHLIGHTS:
* Returned to the line-up April 6 in Philadelphia after suffering a broken fibula on Dec. 29th against the Buffalo Sabres.
* Scored two points (1g, 1a), including his first goal of the season on Oct. 17 vs.
New Jersey.
* Named an alternate captain for the Penguins 2007-08 season.

SEASON HIGHS
Points: 3 (2g, 1a) (12/23 vs. BOS)br>Shots: 4 (twice, last time 12/15 @ NYI)br>Icetime: 16:56 (12/13 vs. OTT)br>Plus/Minus:+3 (12/23 vs. BOS)br>Hits: 4 (11/08 @ NYR)br>

CAREER PLAYOFF HIGHS: MOST RECENT:
Goals: 2 (5X) 04/09/2008 PIT 4 vs OTT 0
Assists : 3 (2X) 04/28/2001 TOR 5 at NJ 6
Points : 3 (6X) 05/12/2002 TOR 4 at OTT 3 (2G-1A)br>SOG: 7 (1X) 05/14/2002 TOR 3 vs OTT 0
PIM : 22 (1X) 04/20/1994 CGY 7 vs VAN 5
+/- : 3 (4X) 04/28/2001 TOR 5 at NJ 6
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