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James Patrick (born June 6, 1963 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) is a former professional ice hockey defenceman, and is now a coach with the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League. June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... Motto: Unum Cum Virtute Multorum (One With the Strength of Many) Area: 465. ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Latin: Glorious and free) Official languages English and French, per mandate of the Constitution Act 1982 Flower Prairie Crocus Tree White Spruce Bird Great Grey Owl Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Lieutenant-Governor John Harvard Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 14... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Defence (defense in the U.S.A.) in hockey is a player position with a primary responsibility to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals. ... The Buffalo Sabres are a professional ice hockey team based in Buffalo, New York. ... The modernized NHL shield logo debuted in 2005, replacing the orange and black shield, which had been used since the leagues inception. ...


After a successful collegiate career at the University of North Dakota, Patrick began his professional career with the New York Rangers in 1984. Patrick enjoyed 10 productive seasons in New York before being traded to the Hartford Whalers and then to the Calgary Flames during the 1993-94 season. The University of North Dakota (UND) is a comprehensive institution of higher learning in Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA. Founded in 1883, it is the largest and oldest such institution in the state of North Dakota. ... The New York Rangers (NYR) are a professional ice hockey team based in New York City, New York, USA. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL). ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Hartford Whalers (known as the New England Whalers as a World Hockey Association (WHA) franchise from 1972-79), was a National Hockey League (NHL) team that played from 1979-97. ... The Calgary Flames are a professional ice hockey team based in Calgary, Alberta. ...


After several years in Calgary, Patrick signed with the Buffalo Sabres as a free agent after the 1997-98 season. Though he was chosen to play in the 1987 Canada Cup and many other international events, Patrick was never selected to the NHL All Star game. He ranks high among defenceman in both all times game played and total points and some consider him one of the most underrated players of the last two decades. On September 8, 2005, Patrick announced his retirement from the NHL at the age of 42. He was immediately named to the Sabres' staff as a skill development coach. However, he left the team before the season to play in Germany's Deutsche Eishockey League with the Frankfurt Lions. The Canada Cup refers to several types of professional sporting events held in Canada: It is also the previous name of the World Cup of Golf. ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Deutsche Eishockey-Liga (German Hockey League, shortname DEL) is a German high-calibre ice hockey league, and has the highest number of American and Canadian players overseas. ... The Frankfurt Lions are a member of the German hockey league (DEL). ...


On September 12, 2006, Patrick was re-signed as an assistant coach with Buffalo. Portal:Currentevents September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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Preceded by:
Chris Drury
Buffalo Sabres captains
December 2003
Succeeded by:
J.P. Dumont

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James Patrick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (254 words)
James Patrick (born June 6, 1963 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) is a former professional ice hockey defenceman, and is now a coach with the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League.
On September 8, 2005, Patrick announced his retirement from the NHL at the age of 42.
On September 12, 2006, Patrick was re-signed as an assistant coach with Buffalo.
Neighborhoodtimes: Journalist James Patrick dies (432 words)
Patrick was a solid newsroom presence who didn't rattle under the tight deadlines of an afternoon newspaper and who was always happy to help younger staff members.
Patrick was a strong Republican who nonetheless won the affection of many colleagues whose political views often leaned toward the other major party.
Patrick joined the Evening Independent when it was owned by Toronto-based Thomson Newspapers Inc. The Times Publishing Co. bought the newspaper in 1962, soon after the Patricks had built a new home.
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