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Antoine Vermette
Antoine Vermette
(AN-twuhn vuhr-MEHT)
Number: 20
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 198
Shoots: Left
Born: 20 Jul 1982  (Age 34)
Birthplace: St. Agapit, QC, Canada
Drafted: OTT / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (55th overall)
2007-08: Finished fourth among Senators in scoring while establishing career highs in points (53), goals (24) and assists (29) … Ranked sixth in the NHL in face-off percentage (56.7) … Tallied at least 20 goals for the second time in four NHL seasons … Had 12 multi-point games … Recorded his first multi-point game of the season against Atlanta on Nov. 1 (6-4 win) … Recorded 14 points (8-6) in 13 games from March 8 to April 4 … Recorded first career hat trick and first career four-point game (3-1) at Toronto on April 3 (8-2 win) … Missed one game to injury … Recorded 100th career NHL point with an assist at Dallas on Dec. 7 (4-2 win). 2006-07: Played 200th career game at Chicago (3/4/07) … Set new career high in assists (20) and points (39) … Scored on shootout against Cristobal Huet at Montreal (10/14/06, 3-2 win) - his was the game-deciding goal … Had 10 multi-point games … Recorded first career two-goal game against New Jersey (10/21/06) … Recorded career-high three points (1-2) at St. Louis (3/20/07) … Missed five games to injury … Was unsuccessful against Giguère in his and club’s first-ever playoff penalty shot in Game 5 of Stanley Cup final (6/6/07) … Had a goal and assist in each of the first two rounds. 2005-06: Set new career high in goals (21) … Finished first on team and second in NHL with six short-handed goals … Held scoreless in one shootout attempt against New Jersey's Brodeur (3/28/06) … One of five Senators to play in all 82 games … Reached 100th NHL game at Edmonton (1/14/06) … Had four-game goal streak (4-0) from 3/19/06 to 3/25/06 … Scored first career playoff goal at Tampa (4/25/06, John Grahame) and added another for first two-goal game. 2004-05: Finished third with Binghamton (AHL) in scoring (73 points) and second in assists (45) … Recorded second career AHL hat trick at Albany (3/12/05); scored short-handed, power-play and even strength goals … Had team-record consecutive games streak broken at 106 (regular season) and 120 (including playoffs) because of injury (12/4/04) … Led club in playoff scoring with five points (1-4). 2003-04: Played first career NHL game at Montreal (10/9/03) … Scored first career NHL goal into an empty net at Tampa Bay (12/4/03) … Missed 17 games to injury … Made NHL playoff debut at Toronto (4/8/04) … Recorded first career playoff point (assist) on Mike Fisher’s game-winning overtime goal vs Toronto (4/18/04). 2002-03: In first pro season with Binghamton, finished season as the leader in goals (34) and points (62) … Scored first pro goal in first game in 5-4 OT win vs Bridgeport (10/11/02) … Recorded first pro hat-trick in 3-1 win at Albany (3/7/03) … Named AHL rookie of the month for March … Named to AHL all-rookie team … Led all AHL rookies in goals … Was only Binghamton player to appear in all 80 regular-season games and all 14 playoff games … Was second in team scoring and first in assists through 14 playoff games. 2001-02: Victoriaville (QMJHL) lost in the Memorial Cup championship game … Missed most of season due to a neck injury … Returned to play four regular-season games before leading team to QMJHL championship and Memorial Cup tournament … Attended Ottawa’s rookie camp … Attended Ottawa’s main camp before being returned to Victoriaville (9/20/01) … Attended Canada’s national junior team evaluation camp, where he sustained his season-long injury. 2000-01: Finished second on club in goals (57) and points (119) … Collected four goals and six assists in nine playoff games for Victoriaville. 1999-2000: Finished fourth with Victoriaville in goals (30) and points (71).