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A trade that continues to pay dividends

January 31, 1971

Mike "Shakey" Walton to the Bruins for Rick MacLeish.

Macleish a huge part of the Cup winning teams and decade of dominance was then moved to the Whalers on

July 3, 1981

The were other parts to the deal, but the primary pieces were Rick MacLeish for the Hartford Wahlers #1 pick (4th overall). The Flyers used that #1 pick to select Ron Sutter.

Sutter was a key part of the 85 & 87 Cup Finals teams who was dealt to the Blues on

September 22, 1991

The deal was essentially Sutter for Brind'amour (with Murray Baron & Dan Quinn as other spare parts)

Brind'amour was a great Flyer for 8 season until he was dealt to the Carolina Hurricanes on

January 23, 2000

Brind'amour brought the Flyers Keith Primeau




Adding up the totals

MacLeish - 741 gp 328 g - 369 a - 697 points + 105 playoff points
Sutter - 555gp 137 g - 222 a - 359 points + 33 playoff points
Brind'amour - 633gp 235 g - 366 a - 601 points + 51 playoff points
Primeau - 303 gp 86 g - 120 a - 206 points + 22 playoff points

Totals - 2232 gp 786 g - 1077 a - 1863 points + 211 playoff points

Other notes
MacLeish scored the Cup winning goal in 1974 and lead the team in playoff scoring both Cup seasons.

Ron Sutter served as captain for 2 seasons.

Keith Primeau has served as captain for 3+ years.


Mike Walton's statistics:
http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/p....php3?pid=5631

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