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04-01-2011, 11:59 PM
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nik jr
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an article about players avoiding #13. it lists jersey numbers.

http://news.google.com/newspapers?id...+siebert&hl=en


another list of numbers from 1 year later:
http://news.google.com/newspapers?ni...rontpage&hl=en

page 15, under "numbers released for NHL season"

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Originally Posted by Sturminator View Post
Good stuff, nik. I get the impression that elbowing was lightly penalized in the entire pre-expansion period. Johnson seems to have had a lot of Gordie Howe in him in that regard.
i have seen some video from that era, and bringing the stick high when checking F's seems to have been common.


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