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Originally Posted by seventieslord View Post
Actually... wow... I just checked, and it was just 2006-07 when Heward apparently was a winger, for Toronto. Not 100% sure, but I thought he was exclusively a defenseman. I remember his 1st NHL goal very well, November 2nd, 2006, in a rare win against the Wings on Saturday night. So this might be wrong.
Wait, what?

I'm going to guess the bolded are typos.

Originally Posted by seventieslord View Post
On the other hand... if you add up all the GP by the other players called "D" on Toronto in 1996-97, it adds up to 486, or 5.93 per game. If you include Heward's 16 games, it's 6.12. So the likely answer is, he did play "some" forward that season, perhaps about 10 games, and 6 on D, which would take them to the "perfect" number of 492. In any case, that wouldn't make him a good answer for this thread... there are much better ones.
They also might have dressed 7 defensemen for a few games.

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