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Jean-Guy Lagace

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Jean-Guy Lagace

BIOGRAPHY Jean-Guy Lagace (born February 5, 1945 in L'Abord-à-Plouffe, Quebec) is a former professional ice hockey defenceman. He played in the National Hockey League with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Buffalo Sabres, and Kansas City Scouts; in addition, he played one season in the World Hockey Association with the Birmingham Bulls.In his NHL career, Lagace played in 197 games, scoring nine goals and adding 39 assists. In the WHA, Lagace played in 78 games, scoring two goals and adding 25 assists.

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Ron Duguay

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Ron Duguay

Ronald "Ron" Duguay (born July 6, 1957) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player and coach who played 12 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1977 through 1989, and served four seasons as a minor league coach. He appeared as an in-studio analyst during MSG Network's coverage of the New York Rangers from 2007 to 2018. He was born in the Sudbury region of northern Ontario, and as a child resided in Val Caron, Ontario. Duguay played junior hockey for the hometown Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League.NHL careerDuguay was drafted 13th overall by the New...

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Al Iafrate

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Al Iafrate

BIOGRAPHY Albert Anthony Iafrate (born March 21, 1966) is a retired American professional ice hockey defenseman who played in the National Hockey League between 1984 and 1998. He is perhaps most famous for his extremely hard slap shot. He set a record for velocity during the NHL Skills Competition of 1993, a record which stood for 16 years, at 105.2 miles per hour (169.3 km/h). The record was broken in 2009 by Zdeno Chára of the Boston Bruins with a slap shot at 105.4 mph in Montreal. Iafrate was born in Dearborn, Michigan, and grew up in Livonia, Michigan.Playing careerIafrate...

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Marty Turco

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Marty Turco

BIOGRAPHY Marty Vincent Turco (born August 13, 1975) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender who played 11 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played nine seasons with the Dallas Stars and one season each with the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins. Due to his puckhandling prowess, Canadian hockey personality Don Cherry named Turco: "the smartest goalie in the NHL." Turco is also an in-studio analyst at NHL Network.Playing careerEarly careerUnlike most Canadians who have played in the NHL, Turco did not play major junior hockey in the Canadian Hockey League (CHL), instead playing for the University...

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Byron Dafoe

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Byron Dafoe

BIOGRAPHY Byron Jaromir Dafoe (born February 25, 1971) is a Canadian former National Hockey League goaltender. He was born in Worthing, England, United Kingdom and moved to Comox, British Columbia with his mother at the age of two months old. Between 1992 and 2004, he played for the Washington Capitals, Los Angeles Kings, Boston Bruins and Atlanta Thrashers. Playing careerDafoe was drafted 35th overall in the 2nd round of the 1989 NHL Entry Draft by the Washington Capitals, and made his NHL debut in the 1992-93 season. Dafoe also played for the Capitals in the 1993-94 and 1994-95 seasons. In 1995,...

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