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Philadelphia Flyers,Saskatchewan / Apr-2015

Brian Propp:
THE FARM

Most of my youth was spent on a pond or in a rink– natural ice only– and because our community was so small, you were lucky if you could get six or seven other kids to play with you.

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Toronto Maple Leafs / Apr-2015

Ian Turnbull:
I LIVED FOR MUSIC

I went to every concert at the Gardens, and, before that, the Forum. You couldn’t keep me away. I lived for music, and, in a way, I still do.

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Drugs,New York Rangers / Apr-2015

Tony Mckegney:
NEW YORK

The first nightclub I visited there was called The China Club. It was a real hot spot and full of celebrities.

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Draft,Toronto Maple Leafs / Apr-2015

Todd Warriner:
DRAFT DAY

I’ll never forget it: I’m sitting in Donny Meehan’s room and he looks at me and he says, So, I don’t who where you’re going now. This is my agent.

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Addiction,Boston Bruins,Depression / Apr-2015

Derek Sanderson:
FAILURE

It’s the fear of success as much as the fear of failure that gets you. You score 24 and people are asking, ‘Okay, what about 30?’ You score 30.

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New York Islanders,Russia / Apr-2015

Darius Kasparaitis:
RECOVERY

Alcohol is a disease. If you have it, you have it. It doesn’t have to happen right away. It happens over years. Once you’re made aware you have this problem, you must accept it.

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Gordie Howe,Hartford Whalers / Apr-2015

Harry Neale:
MR. HOWE

It was a different league that is for sure. It was much more physical than the NHL. Glen Sonmor used to tell me, “If we don’t stop this fighting, we are going to have to build bigger rinks.” We had a very aggressive team and that was not by accident.

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Montreal Canadiens,Toronto Maple Leafs / Apr-2015

Gilbert Dionne:
RIVALS

I’m facing off along the boards, and I’m getting punched by fans over the glass and they’re yelling at us to “go home frogs, you don’t belong here” and taunting us.