| 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
219 lb (100 kg)
| KHL Team|
| Traktor Chelyabinsk|
New Jersey Devils
Columbus Blue Jackets
New York Islanders
HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
|Born|| March 12 1976,|
Durham, NH, USA
|NHL Draft|| 30th overall, 1994|
|Pro Career||1995 – present|
Deron Timothy Quint (born March 12, 1976) is an ice hockey defenseman currently playing with Traktor Chelyabinsk of the Kontinental Hockey League. He has also played in the National Hockey League with the Winnipeg Jets, Phoenix Coyotes, New Jersey Devils, Columbus Blue Jackets, Chicago Blackhawks and New York Islanders.
Quint was drafted 30th overall by Winnipeg in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft As a rookie in the 1995–96 season, by scoring two goals in a four second span, he tied a mark originally set by Nels Stewart of the Montreal Maroons in 1931. The next season the Jets became the Phoenix Coyotes and Quint remained with Phoenix until he was traded to the New Jersey Devils on March 7, 2000 for Lyle Odelein. Quint would only play four regular season games for the Devils before being traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets on June 23 the same year where he stayed for two seasons. For the 2002–03 season, Quint rejoined the Coyotes for a second spell, it only lasted one season though and he later joined the Chicago Blackhawks the next season.
In 2005 he joined Eisbären Berlin of Germany's Deutsche Eishockey Liga and has led them to 3 league championships in the past 4 seasons. At the end of the 2006–07 DEL season, he signed with the New York Islanders and returned to the NHL, playing five games. He returned to Eisbaren for the 2007–08 DEL season while becoming the DEL Defenseman of the Year in 2008 and leading the Bears to another league championship. Quint lead all scoring for defenseman during the 08-09 season, while setting a franchise record of playing in 237 consecutive games and winning a 3rd DEL Championship. Quint has been a DEL All-Star defenseman for the past 3 seasons. After four years, he left Germany and signed with Russian Kontinental League HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamskteam for the upcoming season.
Awards and achievementsEdit
|1999–00||New Jersey Devils||NHL||4||1||0||1||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2000–01||Columbus Blue Jackets||NHL||57||7||16||23||16||—||—||—||—||—|
|2001–02||Columbus Blue Jackets||NHL||75||7||18||25||26||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||New York Islanders||NHL||5||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
Quint is married to Jessica and has two daughters and a son.
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