Author Archive: Joe Pelletier

Joe Pelletier is a published author and the world's foremost Hockey History blogger. Joe is the creator of popular hockey websites such as: greatesthockeylegends.com and hockeybookreviews.com.

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Kim Clackson

Kim Clackson

| February 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

My face is so pretty, you don’t see a scar, which proves I’m the king of the ring by far.

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Rich Preston

Rich Preston

| January 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Rich Preston was a fantastic defensive forward during the 1980s with Chicago, also spending 2 seasons in New Jersey. He was also a standout in the WHA

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Darrin Shannon

Darrin Shannon

| January 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Darrin is one of two Shannon brothers to play for the Buffalo Sabres. Older brother Darryl also enjoyed a long career in the National Hockey League Darrin was a big left winger out of the Ontario Hockey League’s Windsor Spitfires junior team. He missed quite a few games as a junior with injury problems, but was an impressive standout nonetheless as suggested by Pittsburgh’s selecting of him in the 4th overall in the deep 1988 NHL entry draft.

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Kris King

Kris King

| January 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Kris King accomplished an awful lot in his hockey career considering many probably never figured he would make it very far. Drafted 80th overall by Washington in 1984, everyone knew there was only one way he was getting into the NHL – by literally fighting his way in. Yet when all was said and done he left the NHL with a reputation not as a goon but as a clean, hard hitting team player

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Deron Quint

Deron Quint

| January 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

They say everyone gets 15 minutes of fame. Deron Quint got only 4 seconds, although it may stand the test of time. As a rookie defenseman in 1995-96, Quint scored just five goals all season for the Winnipeg Jets.

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