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12-05-2012, 06:47 PM
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Billy Smith

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Originally Posted by TheDevilMadeMe View Post
On that note, anyone have any insight into why Billy Smith wasn't on either the 1981 or 1984 Canada Cup Teams? He won the 1980, 1981, 1982, and 1983 Stanley Cups, so this is right when he was in the middle of his string of clutch playoffs.
Billy Smith was on the 1981 Canada Cup team but DNP:

http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...d.php?t=811773

Believe he was injured.

1984 was Grant Fuhr. Sather and management wanted goalies who would be content with the back-up role.

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