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After ten seasons in the American Hockey League, Jon DiSalvatore joins former NHLer’s Danny Bois, Danny Richmond and Grant Lewis in EHC München in the German DEL league. DiSalvatore was selected by the San Jose Sharks in the 4th round (104th overall) of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. After spending the 2003–04 season at the Sharks’ affiliate, the Cleveland Barons, DiSalvatore was signed by the St. Louis Blues as a [...]
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