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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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Scott Arniel

Scott Arniel

| January 4, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Winnipeg Jets thought they won the draft day jackpot twice back in 1981. The most certainly did with their 1st choice

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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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Terry Ruskowski

Terry Ruskowski

| November 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Terry Ruskowski was born and raised just outside of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Learning the game on the frozen ponds on the family farm, he immediately battled the rap that he was too small

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