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Arron Asham
Arron Asham
Right Wing
Number: 45
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 210
Shoots: Right
Born: Apr 13, 1978
Birthplace: Portage La Prairie, MB, Canada
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Acquired: Signed as a free agent on August 20, 2010.
Drafted: MTL / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (71st overall)
Gritty, rugged winger plays with a physical edge.

Nickname - “Ash”

Played 11 NHL seasons with Montreal, NY Islanders, New Jersey, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

Finished 1st season with Penguins in 2010-11. Led team in postseason goals (3)
and points (t-4).

Posted over 800 penalty minutes in his career.

Hit double digits in goals 4 times in his career and broke 100-plus penalty
minutes 3 times.

Made NHL debut with Montreal against Pittsburgh Nov. 28, 1998.

Recorded 1st point (assist) Dec. 18, 1999 at Toronto, and 1st goal Dec. 29, 1999 against Ottawa (Patrick Lalime).

Originally drafted by Montreal in 3rd round (71st overall) of 1996 NHL Entry Draft.

Played 4 seasons with Red Deer of Western Hockey League from 1994-98.

Has own charity called “Arron’s Chance 2 Play Hockey” (chance2play.com).

Would like to live in New Zealand for a year.

Has 3 children: 1 son (Dexter); 2 daughters (Azilyn, Oceane).

Signed through 2011-12 season.
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