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08-01-2013, 10:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Playmaker View Post
I'll say Marty Barry. Highest scoring forward in the 30's, was traded from Boston to Red Wings for Cooney Weiland in the 1935 offseason. Red Wings won their first ever cups in 1936 and 1937, back to back.
Yeah, I've come across a historical reference to the size and finishing ability that Barry provided that dimunitive Weiland lacked. It was seen in at least one account as the turning point for the Red Wings.

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