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Doug Weight's 19-season NHL career included a Stanley Cup title, an Olympic silver medal and the 1996 World Cup of Hockey championship.

Weight dominated the North American Hockey League in 1988-89, posting 79 points (26-53) in 34 games for the Bloomfield Jets before heading to the college ranks. In two seasons at Lake Superior State University (1989-91), he piled up 50 goals and 94 assists, receiving Central Collegiate Hockey Association All-Rookie Team, All-CCHA First Team and American Hockey Coaches Association West All-American Second Team honors.

Chosen 34th overall by the New York Rangers in the 1990 National Hockey League Entry Draft, Weight began his NHL career in full with the Rangers in 1991-92.

He was traded to the Edmonton Oilers in the second half of the 1992-93 campaign and flourished with the club, tallying 157 goals and 420 assists in his eight-plus seasons. He set career highs for points (104) and assists (79) during the 1995-96 season and posted a 90-point year in 2000-01. Weight served as team captain during his final two seasons (1999-2001).

In 2001, Weight moved on to the St. Louis Blues, where he played three and a half seasons before being traded to the Carolina Hurricanes in January 2006. An integral addition to the Hurricanes lineup, Weight helped the team capture its first Stanley Cup title that season.

Following a return to the Blues and a stint with the Anaheim Ducks, Weight played his final three NHL seasons with the New York Islanders. In 2008-09, he tallied the 1,000th point of his career. Weight served as team captain of the Islanders from 2009-11 and was the recipient of the 2011 King Clancy Memorial Trophy for leadership and humanitarian contributions.

In 1,238 career NHL games, Weight scored 278 times and racked up 755 assists for 1,033 points. He today ranks fifth in NHL history all-time among American players in assists and seventh in points. Weight was selected to play in four NHL All-Star Games (1996, 1998, 2001 and 2003).

Weight, who helped the U.S. win a gold medal at the 1996 World Cup of Hockey and a silver medal at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, put on the U.S. sweater at nine major international competitions, including three Olympic Winter Games (1998, 2002, 2006), three IIHF Men's World Championships (1993, 1994, 2005) two World Cups of Hockey (1996, 2004) and one IIHF World Junior Championship (1991). The 14 assists and 19 points that Weight notched for the 1991 U.S. National Junior Team continue today to be single-tournament U.S. records.