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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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Dave Manson

Dave Manson

| December 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

When a player is affectionately known as “Charlie” Manson, it comes as no surprise he was one of the most feared NHL tough guys of his era. But he could play too, a terrific package of terror and talent. The pride of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, the former hometown Raiders star Dave Manson played in over 1100 NHL games, most notably with the Chicago Blackhawks

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Dave Christian

Dave Christian

| December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Hockey was a way of life for Dave Christian.

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Tim Watters

Tim Watters

| December 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

It is becoming increasingly rare to see a defenseman in the NHL nowadays who is under 6 feet tall and 200lbs. A few shrubs have prospered over the years in a forest of gigantic trees – Mike O’Connell, Bob Murray, Norm MacIver and Don Sweeney immediately come to mind in recent times.

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Eddie Olczyk

Eddie Olczyk

| November 29, 2010 | 2 Comments

A Chicagoan native who grew up cheering on the Blackhawks, Eddie Olczyk’s status as hometown hero was both a blessing and a curse.

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