Who was the toughest player in Habs history?
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05-07-2008, 09:16 PM
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Don't generalize Bouchard's ability to throw the fists based on just one fight and one possibly lucky punch (especially if you're not old enough to have followed his career). Even Jonathon admits he was sh##ting bricks when they hooked on to each other. Bouchard was one of the most feared fighters of his era and didn't have to fight much because he was so feared....he was huge and knew what to do with the dukes. He rarely ever lost a fight.
Bouchard also destroyed Schultz on more than one occasion.
True, Butch was tough, and he tends to be forgotten because of that fight. His heart was never in it though, nice guy who didn't really like to pound people.
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