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01-29-2013, 12:09 PM
Ogie Goldthorpe
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I didn't read the entire thread, but Joe Nieuwendyk should be mentioned, if he hasn't been already. From his wiki page...

He played both hockey and lacrosse growing up and the latter considered his better sport. At one point, Nieuwendyk was considered the top junior lacrosse player in Canada. He earned a spot with the Whitby Warriors junior A team at the age of 15, and was named the most valuable player of the Minto Cup tournament in 1984 when he led the Warriors to the national championship. The Ontario Lacrosse Association later named its junior A rookie of the year award after Nieuwendyk.

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