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Bob Gainey Bob Gainey quote - in the eyes of Soviet national coach Victor Tikhonov in 1979, Gainey was "technically the best hockey player in the world today."
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Danny Gare Danny Gare burst onto the professional scene scoring a goal 18 seconds into his first NHL shift with the Buffalo Sabres. He went on to score 50 goals the next season and led the league with a career-high 56 in 1979-80. Gare rounded out his career with stints in Detroit and Edmonton before retiring in 1987. He finished with 354 goals and 685 career points.


Eddie Giacomin Ed Giacomin rep - renowned for wandering out his crease and his exceptional puck-handling skills. On March 19, 1972, he became the first goaltender to record two assists in a game and nearly became the first NHL netminder to score a goal when he hit the opposition team's post with its net empty.
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Rod Gilbert Rod Gilbert stat - notched his 1,000th career point in 1977 to become only the 11th player in NHL history to do so.
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Clark Gillies Clark Gillies tidbit - one of many athletes who cultivated pro careers in more than one sport, Gillies played three seasons of minor-league baseball with the Houston Astros' farm team in Covington, West Virginia..
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Bill Goldsworthy Bill Goldsworthy was the first player for a post-1967 team to score 250 NHL goals. He appeared in six all-star games for the Minnesota North Stars and ranked first on all North Star career offensive categories at the time of his trade to New York in 1978.

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