16 Facts About Antoine Vermette


Antoine Vermette was born on July 20,1982 and is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre who played for 14 seasons in the National Hockey League.

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Antoine Vermette won the Stanley Cup in 2015 with the Chicago Blackhawks.

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Antoine Vermette played four seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

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Antoine Vermette proved to be a valuable part of the Senators' line-up, providing valuable secondary scoring behind the team's top line of Dany Heatley, Jason Spezza and Daniel Alfredsson.

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On December 2,2006, Antoine Vermette famously scored from behind the net through his legs on the short side against the Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Johan Holmqvist.

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The deal became official on March 4 when Antoine Vermette was traded to Columbus for Leclaire and Columbus' second-round pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, which Ottawa would ultimately use to select goaltender Robin Lehner.

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Antoine Vermette would spend parts of four seasons with the Blue Jackets, recording 61 goals in 241 games.

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Antoine Vermette was traded to the Phoenix Coyotes on February 22,2012, in exchange for goaltender Curtis McElhinney, a 2012 second-round draft pick and a conditional 2013 fifth-round draft pick.

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Antoine Vermette would go on to score five goals with five assists for the Coyotes during the 2012 playoffs.

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On February 28,2015, the Coyotes traded Antoine Vermette, a pending unrestricted free agent, to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Klas Dahlbeck and a 2015 first-round draft pick at the trade deadline.

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Antoine Vermette was a healthy scratch for the first two games of the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs.

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Antoine Vermette finished the playoffs with four goals, including three game winners, and three assists.

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Antoine Vermette was dominant on the face-off dot, winning 166 of 282 draws for a 58.

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Antoine Vermette retired on January 31,2019 after 14 seasons in the NHL.

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Antoine Vermette tallied 228 goals and 287 assists in 1046 regular season games.

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In 2009, Antoine Vermette married his childhood sweetheart, Karen, a pharmacist.

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