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01-25-2011, 01:14 PM
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Hedberg
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Join Date: Jan 2005
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RW Kevin McClelland



Why:
- 4x Stanley Cup Champion

Edmonton Oilers Heritage
Quote:
Throughout the National Hockey League, Kevin McClelland's name is synonymous with tough physical hockey. Edmonton fans remember McClelland as a player who scored one of the most important goals in Oilers history In Game 1 of the 1984 Stanley Cup finals, he netted the 1-0 winner in an Edmonton win over the defending-champion New York Islanders. In the previous season the Islanders routed the Oilers in the 1983 final, winning the Cup in the minimum four games. McClelland’s goal the next year boosted the Oilers and eventually the team won the Stanley Cup.
Edmonton Oilers Legends:
Quote:
A strong skater with a good burst of speed, McClelland had next to no offensive skills to bring to the Oilers. But he excelled at the physical game. One of the strongest players to ever play in the NHL, Kevin loved to hit. He'd hit anyone anywhere, and was literally fearless. His yeoman effort in the NHL trenches was crucial to the Oilers success. His hard work and enthusiasm made him a natural leader on 4 Stanley Cup championship teams. He would do anything to win, and was a willing and able fighter.
Why he shouldn't be selected:
- Little offence and greatly benefited from being on the right team at the right time

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