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Daniel Cleary
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Born December 18, 1978 (1978-12-18) (age 41)
Carbonear, NF, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 211 lb (96 kg; 15 st 1 lb)
Position Right/left wing
Shot Left
NHL team
Former teams
Detroit Red Wings
Chicago Blackhawks
Edmonton Oilers
Phoenix Coyotes
National team Flag of Canada.svg Canada
NHL Draft 13th overall, 1997
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 1998–2017

Daniel Michael Cleary (born December 18, 1978) is a Canadian ice hockey left and right winger. He currently plays for the Detroit Red Wings. He has also played for the Chicago Blackhawks for 2 seasons, the Edmonton Oilers for 4 seasons and the Phoenix Coyotes for 1 season. He was drafted with the 13th overall pick in the 1997 NHL Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks. He also played with the Belleville Bulls of the OHL.


  • He was named to the OHL First All-Star Team in 1996 and 1997
  • He was named to the AHL Second All-Star Team in 2000
  • He was named the Carhartt “Hardest Working” Player of the Month of January 2008
  • Stanley Cup in 2008 with the Detroit Red Wings

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