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11-26-2010, 03:09 AM
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Originally Posted by SgtJoseph View Post
By the term " GUNNERS " i am referring to players who liked to run with the puck and shoot from darn near anywhere every chance they got .In Basketball down town Freddy Brown was a " Gunner " as well as world be free [ Loyd Free ] was certainly a Gunner as well.

I always viewed Ron Flockhart as a gunner when he played for the Flyers, He would shoot from damn near anywhere, including beyond the blue line while on a rush. He was exciting to watch with his rushes, but at times i remember shaking my head wondering what the heck he was thinking with some of his long range bombs.
Although he was not a runner The Rifle was a shooter in the 1st degree.

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