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D Jim McKenny

1974 All Star Game Participant
4x Top 7 Goals among defensemen(5, 6, 7, 7)
4x Top 13 Assists among defensemen(3, 4, 9, 13)
5x Top 14 Points among defensemen(2, 4, 7, 13, 14)
TOI during 7 year peak:

Overall: 1, 3, 1, 1, 2, 2, 3
ES: 2, 4, 2, 1, 3, 2, 3

But for those old enough to remember the NHL in the late 1960's and 1970's McKenny was mainstay on the Toronto Maple Leafs defense for many years. In the mid the 1960's McKenny was rated by many NHL insiders as the second best Canadian junior prospect patrolling the blue line behind only Bobby Orr. The comparisons were primarily based on McKenny's similar strong puckhandling and skating skills, but even his most staunch supporters agreed he was never a match for Orr when it came to point production and toughness.

McKenny played another seven years with Toronto and was consistently one of the team's top defenders

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