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|1981 NHL DRAFT PICK|
Selected in fifth round
86 overall by Detroit Red Wings
Born July 7, 1963
Height: 6-1 Weight: 180
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Barry's Bay, Ontario (Canada)
Hometown: Barry's Bay, Ontario
PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
COJHL Best Midget-Age Player: 1979-80 (Gloucester)
First Team: 1979-80 (Gloucester)
Miscellaneous: Was London's first-round pick, No. 3 overall, in 1980 OMJHL
| Debut: October 6, 1982 (St. Louis at
Numbers: 26, 2 (Detroit); 23
(St. Louis); 28 (Montreal)
Stanley Cup: Never won.
Playing Status: Retired 1994
|CAREER NHL STATISTICS|
|1982-1988||Detroit, St. Louis, Montreal
|CAREER NHL PLAYOFF STATISTICS|
AWARDS AND HONORS
Miscellaneous: Missed part of 1984-85 season with torn ligaments in right
knee, suffered during Detroit's Nov. 30, 1984, game vs. St. Louis.
The injury required surgery, and Trader did not return to the Detroit lineup
until a Feb. 9, 1985, game vs. Edmonton after having played in Adirondack (AHL)
on a conditioning assignment from Jan. 30, 1985, to Feb. 8, 1985. ... Wore No.
24 in Detroit's 1985 training camp. ... Missed part of 1987-88 season with
strained ligaments in right knee, suffered in November 1987. ... Signed with Hartford as an unrestricted free agent on Aug.
3, 1988, but never played for parent team.
|Post-Draft Teams: London (OHL); Adirondack (AHL);
Team Canada; Sherbrooke (AHL); Binghamton (AHL); Klagenfurt (Austria); Brunico
(Italy); Zell-am-Zee (Austria); Varese (Italy)|
World Junior Championships: 1983
AWARDS AND HONORS
AHL Calder Cup: 1986
AHL All-Star Second Team: 1985-86
AHL Playoffs Points Leader: 1986 (Adirondack) (22 points)
Playoffs Assists Leader: 1986 (Adirondack) (16 assists)
Career: Named Brantford (ColHL) head coach prior to 1995-96 season, was
with team when it moved into UHL prior to 1997-98 season, and remained in that
position through 1997-98 season.
Miscellaneous: Scored Calder
Cup-winning goal for Adirondack in Game 6 of 1986 final series vs. Hershey, a
7-3 Adirondack win.
Personal: Full name is Larry J.
Trader. ... Cousin of former NHL player Jim Peplinski. ... Came from family of
Polish ancestry that had settled in Barry's Bay, Ontario. The family's last
name in Poland was Treder.
|HOW HE GOT AWAY|
|TRADE: Detroit traded Trader to St. Louis in
exchange for Lee Norwood on August 7, 1986.||
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