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05-22-2008, 06:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Habs View Post
Wrong! Boom Boom helped master it, but wasn't near the first. Stan Mikita was probably the first to use a curved blade and introduce a real slap shot, the rest were wrist shots.

However.. Alex Shibicky is credited with first using a slapshot. He is attributed with using the first slapshot in a game in 1937.

Heck, you can ask McPhee he was probably there.
Well according to this
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/...n1391635.shtml

and this
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/...8073/slap-shot

and this
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slapshot

He invented it

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