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Guy Lapointe Guy Lapointe rep - noted as the one of the most notorious practical jokers of the 1970s. In the 1976 Canada Cup, Lapointe taped Phil Esposito's shower flip-flops with yards of tape. Since Espo was extremely superstitious and wouldn't take showers without his beloved footgear, he spent nearly an hour unwrapping them while grumbling all the way about players thinking this sort of thing is funny.
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Pierre Larouche Pierre Larouche set the Canadian Juniour Hockey League record with 251 points for the Sorel Black Hawks in 1973-74. In his sophomore NHL season, Larouche became the youngest player to score 50 goals at age 19 with Pittsburgh. He continued his record-setting scoring pace as a member of the 1979-80 Montreal Canadiens when he became the first player to score 50 goals for two different organizations (Pierre narrowly missed notching 50 with his third organization when he scored 48 for the 1983-84 New York Rangers).


Reggie Leach Reggie Leach toiled with two organizations (Boston and California) before reaching stardom following his trade to Philadelphia in 1974. A gifted scorer, Leach teamed with former junior teammate Bobby Clarke and Bill Barber to form the LCB Line that led the Flyers to their second consecutive championship in 1975. The following year Reggie led the league with 61 regular season goals and a league-record 19 playoff goals to earn the Conn Smythe Trophy. His NHL career lasted until 1983 and he retired with 381 goals. Jacques Lemaire Jacques Lemaire tidbit - was one of five players to score two Stanley Cup-winning goals.
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Tom Lysiak Tom Lysiak ended his standout junior career by leading the WCJHL in points in 1971-72 and 1972-73 as a member of the Medicine Hat Tigers. Drafted second overall in 1973 by the Atlanta Flames, Lysiak was runner-up for the Calder Trophy and earned three trips to the all-star game. He split his career, and decade, between Atlanta and the Chicago Blackhawks. Lysiak left the Flames as the organization's all-time leading scorer. Rick MacLeish Rick MacLeish was the flashy centreman with the golden touch. He scored the Cup-winning goal in 1974 to give Philadelphia their first championships and twice led the league in playoff scoring with 22 in 1974 and 20 in 1975. MacLeish also became the 1st player from an NHL expansion team to score 50 goals in a season when he accomplished the feat in 1972-73. He ended his career in 1984 with 349 goals and 759 points.


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