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Canucks Throughout History - Rick Lanz

Rick Lanz was drafted as a high pick at 7th overall in the 1980 NHL Draft, one pick after the legendary Paul Coffey. Lanz jumped onto the team immediately as 19-year old and had an immediate impact. 429 more words


Canucks Throughout History - Kevin McCarthy

Kevin McCarthy was a star player in junior and was drafted late in the first round by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1977. After a decent rookie season, the defenseman struggled with the Flyers in 1978-79 and was traded to the Canucks in return for forward… 343 more words


Doug Harvey

Throughout the first 30 years of NHL history, there had been no better defenseman than Eddie Shore, but that was finally challenged in the mid-50s when Doug Harvey rose to dominance with the Montreal Canadiens. 1,008 more words


Flyers Opening Night Victory Against Sharks

I was not real sure what to expect from this opening night game in San Jose, but I will admit that I’m cautiously optimistic based on that performance.  482 more words


Leonard "Red" Kelly

Perhaps one of the most famously diverse players in NHL history was Red Kelly. Several star players have alternated between forward and defense, but arguably no one did it better than Kelly, though perhaps… 1,029 more words