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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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Bob Essensa

Bob Essensa

| December 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

Robert Earle (Bob) Essensa was drafted 69th overall in the 1983 Entry Draft by the Winnipeg Jets. The Jets knew he was a long term project

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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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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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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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