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Originally Posted by Border Cities Star - Mar 31, 1934
Weiland, Lewis, and Aurie were making a great job of the tough assignment of watching Jackson, Primeau, and Conacher. Not once did the sniping invaders break away from them.
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Originally Posted by Greatest Hockey Legends
By 1933-34 Aurie starred on a line with future Hall of Famers Cooney Weiland and Herbie Lewis, the Wings finished the regular season in first place in their division. They then pulled off one of the biggest upsets in playoff history when they outplayed the Toronto Maple Leafs to advance to the Stanley Cup finals.

Toronto Maple Leaf boss Conn Smythe once described the line of Lewis, Weiland and Aurie as "the best line in hockey."
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Originally Posted by The Biggest Book of Hockey Trivia
While Weiland, Aurie and Lewis' line averaged just 150 pounds their playmaking often outshone Toronto's famous kid line.

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