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Born: November 24, 1984: Detroit, MI
Hockey Player – Forward
Amateur: Junior A level
2000 - Detroit Compuware Ambassadors, North American Hockey League; Selected to NAHL All-Rookie Team and named Rookie of the Year.
2001 – United States National Development Program; competed for Junior and Under-18 teams in United States Hockey League and NAHL, respectively; a member of the gold medal winning U-18 team during the Internatioal Ice Hockey Federation World Championship.
2002 – On athletic scholarship, played with Michigan State Spartans, Central Collegiate Hockey Association, NCAA
2003-04 – Represented U.S.A. on U-20 National team at IHF World Championship.
NHL Entry Draft:
2004: selected 53rd overall by Florida Panthers
Opted to finish his four-year college scholarship
2006-07: Rochester Americans, American Hockey League
2006-11: Florida Panthers – National Hockey League: 305 games; in his best season (2008-09) Booth scored 31 goals before being injured with a concussion.
2011-14: Vancouver Canucks – NHL: 68 games
2014 -: Traded to Toronto Maple Leafs on November 21, 2014
Academically, Booth studied dentistry while attending MSU before switching to General Management.
Memorable David Booth Quote:
"I never really thought I'd be playing in the NHL. God's given me this gift for a reason, and it's to proclaim His word."
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