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10-09-2011, 01:34 PM
Join Date: Aug 2006
The latest giant Indian head is
Kevin McCarthy, D
-RH shot for the PP.
-Played in the 1981 All Star Game
-Captain of the Vancouver Canucks from 1980-1982
-Member of the Manitoba HHOF
-4 straight 40+ point seasons and 5 straight 36+ point seasons.
-5 years peak: His 219 points from 1979-80 to 1984-85 are 63% of 2nd place Paul Coffey and 67-68% of 3rd/4th place Denis Potvin/Doug Wilson.
Originally Posted by
legends of hockey
Kevin McCarthy was a gifted offensive defenceman who played over 500 NHL games for three different teams in the 1970s and '80s. His crisp passes and hard shot from the point made him an important part of the power play unit and a key to his team's transition game.
The young rearguard was steady during his rookie season in 1977-78 but the Flyers were deep on defence. In December 1978, he was the key to a deal with the Vancouver Canucks that involved former top-five draft pick Dennis Ververgaert. McCarthy fit in well with his new club as he quarterbacked the power play and moved the puck up ice on a regular basis. He hit double figures in goals three times, topped 40 points on four occasions and took part in the 1981 NHL All-Star Game.
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