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02-01-2011, 01:26 AM
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Originally Posted by EagleBelfour View Post
Point taken. The WWII was definitely easier on the athlete and entertainer than WWI. However, I wouldn't describe the time they pass in Europe as a ''pick-nick''.
Well...compared to getting the snot knocked out of them in the NHL, I think it was pretty easy. And that is the (somewhat counterintuitive) point. The war years were probably recuperative for these players, especially physical guys like Schmidt who really took their knocks in the league.

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