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Aaron Broten

Born: Nov 14, 1960

Birthplace: Roseau

Nationality: United States

Aaron Broten

Date of Birth : Nov 14, 1960
Birth Place : Roseau

Aaron Kent Broten is a former American professional hockey player who was drafted in the 6th round, 106th overall in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft by the Colorado Rockies. He is also the brother of former NHL players Neal Broten and Paul Broten. Broten's nephew, Shane Gersich, was drafted by the Washington Capitals in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. During his twelve-year career, Broten played for five different NHL teams, including the Colorado Rockies/New Jersey Devils franchise, the Minnesota North Stars, the Quebec Nordiques, the Toronto Maple Leafs, and the Winnipeg Jets. In international hockey, Broten played for the United States national team at the 1981, 1982, 1985, 1986 and 1987 Ice Hockey World Championships as well as the 1984 Canada Cup and 1987 Canada Cup tournaments. Broten retired from professional hockey in 1992, but briefly came out of retirement in 1999 to once again play for the US national team in the 1999 Ice Hockey World Championship qualifying tournament when no active NHL players were available.

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