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.
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
This is Jennifer Hanson singing the National Anthem at the Winnipeg Jets last EVER Regular Season Game at the Winnipeg Arena. She was always a Fan Favorite and would be welcomed back to Winnipeg anytime! Thanks Again Jennifer for the memories