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02-14-2010, 03:05 PM
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Regina, SK
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I don't know that story. The story I have personally heard in an intervew from Henri's mouth was that Maurice took him into Frank Selke's office and advised him to sign Henri. Selke asked him if he was ready for the NHL. Maurice said "sure he's ready". Henri then signed a contract and could barely speak any English at that time.
No doubt about it Henri was a talented prospect. No one expected him to be like his brother, but the way his career turned out surprised no one
Apparently no one could take the puck away from him in practice, and that's when they all realized he was ready.
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