Joe Cardarelli

TUESDAY, SEPT. 24, 1996

Age: 19.

Height: 5-11.

Weight: 200.

Number: 27.

Hometown: Burnaby, British Columbia Position: Left wing.

‘95-96 stats: 25 goals, 19 assists, 3 game-winning goals.

Local school: Plans unknown.

Draft status: Tampa Bay Lightning (8th round, ‘95).

Quick check: Missed 28 games with a broken ankle but reestablished himself as one of the league’s premier forwards on the power play. Scored the Chiefs’ first goal in the Arena last year. One of the few players at any level with more goals than penalty minutes.

Coach’s comment: “He got off to a great start last year, got hurt and didn’t have a career year. This is his fourth season. He’s put in the time to be a dominant player.”

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