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02-02-2013, 12:04 AM
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I just noticed this while trying to find what Elmer Ferguson would have thought of Morenz vs. Nighbor, and it's kind of eerie having known what happened to Morenz in the end:

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Originally Posted by The Montreal Canadiens: 100 Years of Glory By D'Arcy Jenish
[Morenz] impressed the sportswriters from the start, none more so than Elmer Ferguson of the Montreal Herald. Three games into the season, Ferguson wrote: "Here's the best-looking youngster who has broken into the NHL in quite some time. If he isn't a star of the first magnitude before the season's over, it'll be because he's lost a leg.
Really, really creepy considering how Morenz died from a leg injury suffered in a game.

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