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|1977 NHL DRAFT PICK|
Selected in second round
No. 34 overall by Boston Bruins
Born April 30, 1957
Height: 5-10 Weight: 155
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Canada)
PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
WCHL All-Star Second Team: 1976-77 (Saskatoon)
Saskatoon MVP: 1976-77
Saskatoon Records: Most games played by a goalie in one season (69 in
1976-77), most saves in one season (2,062 in 1976-77)
Miscellaneous: Rated in The Hockey News draft preview issue as
WCHL's No. 2 goaltender prospect for the 1977 NHL draft.
| Debut: January 7, 1981 (Washington at
Numbers: 30 (Washington)
Cup: Never won. Playing Status: Retired 1987
|CAREER NHL STATISTICS|
AWARDS AND HONORS
Miscellaneous: Missed part of 1980-81 season
with separated shoulder, an injury suffered during Washington's Feb. 5, 1981,
game at Calgary. ... Set Washington record (since broken) for longest shutout
streak with 119 consecutive minutes in 1980-81 (Jan. 12-15). ... Set
Washington single-season records (since broken) for most shots faced (1,654)
and most saves (1,447) in 1981-82. ... Missed part of 1981-82 season with
|Post-Draft Teams: Rochester (AHL); Grand
Rapids (IHL); Hershey (AHL); Salt Lake, Flint, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis (IHL)|
AWARDS AND HONORS
AHL Calder Cup: 1980 (Hershey)
AHL All-Star Second Team: 1982-83 (Hershey)
AHL Shutouts Leader: 1978-79 (Rochester) (2 shutouts)
IHL Shutouts Leader: 1986-87 (Indianapolis) (3 shutouts)
1978-79: Played on IHL regular-season champion (Grand Rapids).
1980-81: Played on AHL regular-season champion (Hershey).
1985-86: Played on IHL regular-season champion (Fort Wayne).
Coaching Career: Became a youth hockey assistant coach after his
retirement, working with travel teams in Hershey, Pa.
Miscellaneous: Missed end of 1986-87 season with ulcerated colon, an
injury diagnosed in March 1987. ... Moved to Hershey, Pa., and played on
Philadelphia Flyers Alumni charity hockey team after his retirement, even
though he was never part of Flyers organization.
Personal: Full name is David E. Parro.
|HOW HE GOT AWAY|
|EXPANSION: Boston left Parro unprotected for
the 1979 NHL Expansion Draft, and he was claimed by Quebec on June 13, 1979.
Two days later, Quebec traded Parro to Washington for Nelson
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