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02-12-2008, 08:34 AM
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Three barks for the Grrrowl!

(yes, this is the roster thread.... also the pick thread.... make your FIRST pick in your roster post.... once everyone has posted once, then we can make second and third posts, etc.... make today's round one pick in your first/roster post.... i will post mine here too)


Forwards (6): Gordon Pettinger, Vladimir Vikulov, Ron Murphy, Bob Kelly, Joe Juneau, Carl Voss
Defensemen (3): Curt Giles, Lee Fogolin, Sr., Tom Bladon
Goaltender (1): Tommy Salo
Extras (2): Tom Watt, Billy Harris

Gordon Pettinger, lw/c, 4 Stanley Cups with 3 different NHL teams, captained Memorial Cup win, defecated in Stanley Cup and thereby stripped of his new Red Wings captaincy and traded, British-born, defensive minded

Curt Giles, d, captained North Stars 91 Stanley Cup run, was team MVP while rookie on North Stars 81 Stanley Cup run, 5-time team best d-man, 3-time team MVP, NCAA all-star, captain, multiple record holder

Vladimir Vikulov, rw/c, took opening face-off of '72 Summit Series then scored two GWGs, in Games 4 and 5; Soviet first team all-star (1970, 1971, 1972), 7 points in 4 games in Canada Cup '76, 14th all-time in Soviet scoring, 2 Olympic golds, multiple world championships

Tommy Salo, g, Olympic Gold 1994, IHL MVP '95 and playoff MVP '96, Oilers record for all-time lowest G.A.A. 2.40, in NHL all-star game (2000, 2002), top-ranked Swedish goalie (1994-2003), 210 NHL wins, 37 NHL shutouts

Ron Murphy, lw, his best scoring totals in his 18th NHL season on league's highest ever scoring line (to that date, 1969) with Esposito and Hodge, 1961 Stanley Cup champion, 1952 Memorial Cup champion, in an infamous vicious stick-swinging incident with Bernie Geoffrion

Bob Kelly, lw, "Hound Dog" Broadstreet Bully 2-time Stanley Cup champ, scored cup GWG in 1974, 362 points in 837 NHL games, offensive player in juniors, scored key streak-preserving goal in Philly 1980 NHL record 35 straight games unbeaten, manhandled the Red Army in 1976 4-1 win

Lee Fogolin, Sr., d, Stanley Cup in 1950, two-time all-star game (1950, 1951), known for "punishing checks and no-nonsense defensive style", 9-year NHL career, 575 PIM in 427 NHL games.

Joe Juneau, lw/c, 100+ point rookie season in Boston, two-way talent for years in Washington (Cup run '98) and short time in Buffalo (Cup run '99), in first 8 seasons had a playoff impressive 70 points in 82 NHL playoff games, became primarily defensive later in his career

Carl Voss, c, American-born, first-ever Calder trophy winner 1933 as best NHL rookie, 3-year great passing stats, scored 1938 Stanley Cup winning goal, his last goal due to career-ending injury months later, first player Conn Smythe ever signed after Voss was 1932 IHL MVP and champion.

Tom Watt, ass. coach, assistant coach on '84, '87 and '91 Canada Cup teams, assistant coach on Stanley Cup champion Flames in 1989, Jack Adams Trophy as NHL best coach (Jets 1982), coached with six NHL teams, in two Olympics, head coached 9 CIAU national championships (1965-1979)

Billy Harris, c, "Hinky" was the Leafs number one centre in terms of scoring in 1958 and 1959, three-time Stanley Cup champion with the Leafs (1962-64), 4-time all-star gamer, "dependable two-way", 345 points in 769 NHL games

Tom Bladon, d, "Bomber" set the NHL record for most points by a defenseman in a game with 4 goals and 4 assists, is a two-time Stanley Cup champion as Flyers offensive defenseman, had 10+ goals in five of his six seasons in Philly, all-star game selection his last two seasons as a Flyer.

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