David Hale

Basics

Type: 
Out of Organization
Position: 
Defense
Shoots/Catches: 
Left
Height: 
6.02
Weight: 
213
Born: 
06/18/1981
Age: 
29
Hometown: 
Colorado Springs, COL
Acquired: 
Acquired from the Phoenix Coyotes in a trade on July 21, 2009
Last Team: 
Tampa Bay (NHL)
Projects As: 
Top 6 Defenseman
Depth Chart Weight: 
11

Draft Info

Draft Status: 
Drafted
Draft Year: 
2000
Draft Type: 
NHL Entry Draft
Drafted By: 
New Jersey Devils
Round: 
1
Pick No.: 
22
Draft Team: 
Sioux City (USHL)

Contract

Contract Status: 
Unsigned
Waiver Status: 
Waiver Eligible
Signing Date: 
07/03/2008
Contract Type: 
One-way
Contract Length: 
2 years
Cap Number: 
$700 000
Contract Start Year: 
2008
Contract End Year: 
2010
Contract End Status: 
UFA
Salary: 
$675 000
Salary: 
$725 000

Scouting Report

Strengths: 

Has sound defensive instincts and the ability to punish forwards with big hits. Remains calm when the pressure is on.

Weaknesses: 

Must make quicker decisions with the puck in order to thrive in the pro game. Is limited in terms of offensive potential.

Projection: 

Top six defenseman

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