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08-29-2012, 01:38 PM
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1961-62 Canadiens

Originally Posted by jkrx View Post
I would be news to me if he played more than Johnson the first season in Montreal and Gauthier during the last. You raise an intresting question about McSorley, is he really MLD material? While I don't have any research infront of me, I get the feeling that McSorley is Jimmy Orlando but a bit better offensively and worse defensively (and with longevity as Orlando had WW2 interupting his career).
Jean-Guy Talbot played the full 1961-62 season, replacing Doug Harvey on the left point on the PP. Talbot had a career year. johnson and J.C, Tremblay were next in line, Then Fontinato and MacNeil rotated thru the 4th and 5th spot. Gauthier played 12 games. Fontinato was injured for 16 games.

McSorley started out as a forward.Orlando was always a defenseman. Even without WWII Orlando was not getting back into the USA.

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