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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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Teemu Selanne

Teemu Selanne

| December 12, 2010 | 2 Comments

When he broke into the league, he was the machine gun goal scorer and skater so fast he was nicknamed the Finnish Flash. By the end of his career he was hobbled by many injuries including reconstructive knee surgery but he finally would become known by the label he wanted to be remembered by: Stanley Cup champion

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Dave McLlwain

Dave McLlwain

| December 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

Speedy Dave McLlwain was a well travelled hockeyist. The Seaforth, Ontario native played in over 500 National Hockey League games with six teams – two of which he toiled with on two different occasions. Dave enjoyed a successful junior hockey career in the OHL with the Kitchener Rangers and North Bay Centennials.

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Dave Babych

Dave Babych

| December 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

There were two stages to Dave Babych’s career. There was early Dave Babych, the junior superstar, the 2nd overall draft pick and the offensive defenseman

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Troy Murray

Troy Murray

| December 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Chicago Blackhawks didn’t really know just how good of a player they drafted when they snatched up Troy Murray 57th overall in the third round of the 1980 NHL entry draft. The Calgary native was playing tier II in St. Albert, where he was a teammate of a young Mark Messier, before heading south to the University of North Dakota to study business administration and engineering

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