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05-26-2008, 03:32 PM
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chitownhabsfan
 
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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.
Andy Bathgate would beg to disagree with you on the curved blade usage bit and slapshot.




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