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01-16-2009, 01:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Le Tricolore View Post
Since the habs didn't start putting last names on the jerseys until the mid-late 70s any authentic #9 jersey will have no name on the back.

A Rocket jersey can have an A or a C on the front depending on the year.

No letter at all if you want it to be the 1945 (50 in 50) year
A C if you want it to be 1960 (his last year and the 5th straight cup)....

So really you shouldn't put any name on a habs jersey with a number 9 on it... No Richard, No Gardener, No anything.

Same for a #4 Beliveau.... it shouldn't have his name stitched on it.

Beliveau and Richard never wore their names on their jerseys.

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