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02-22-2014, 06:23 PM
Join Date: Jun 2010
Just came across this regarding Pat Egan:
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Mr. Egan was credited by hockey historians as inventing the modern day slap shot.
Does anyone know the basis for this?
I have read in more than one place that he had possibly the hardest shot in the league at the time but I hadn't ever heard he was actually the guy to innovate the slap shot in the first place.. I thought that modern iteration was generally credited to Boom Boom.
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