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10-22-2013, 01:29 PM
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Originally Posted by TheDevilMadeMe View Post
Somewhat of a nitpick, but Morenz didn't retire - he died as a result of complications from a broken leg suffered in a collision with Earl Seibert at the age of 34.
Yes, there's that. I didn't have that in mind at all when I was looking at the numbers.

Had Morenz simply completed that season, he would have passed Finnigan for 3rd place. Both Finnigan and Clancy hung 'em up that same season (1937), so one could speculate that Morenz could have passed Clancy for the #2 spot if he had played another year or two. I don't know if he had any intentions on continuing to play beyond 1937, though.

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