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09-20-2012, 11:19 AM
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VanIslander
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Doc Romnes may have won the Lady Byng in 1936 but two short years later, in Game 3 of The Stanley Cup Finals he showed playoff prowess in terms of grit and clutch play:

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Originally Posted by page 87 of Stanley Cup Fever, by Brian McFarlane
"Hawk fans greeted the Leafs' Red Horner, suspected of breaking the nose of Doc Romnes in game two, with a chorus of boos and a shower of debris... When Doc Romnes crashed into Horner and smacked him over the head with his stick, sending the Leaf player to his knees, a Chicago sportswriter wrote: 'Romnes waved his stick at Horner and the Leaf player fainted.' Romnes scored the winning goal with less than five minutes to play, beating Broda with a longshot in the 2-1 victory.

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