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02-02-2014, 01:01 PM
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Originally Posted by yukoner88 View Post
what year was that? 1985?
.... January 4th, 1986. In the poor guys first taste of NHL action, he's called on to replace Resch who's pulled early in a game against Washington. Lets in a bunch, Resch then re-inserted to finish the game in a 9-3 hammering. Believe Sammy then given a one-way bus ticket back to Maine & the Mariners. A team he'd spent many years with but for a few stints with the Toldedo Goaldiggers of the IHL. That summer (86) traded to Detroit. Won several awards as I mentioned earlier in the minors, and did actually perform well on call-ups at various times during his fairly lengthy career.

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