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#21 Colorado Rockies 1976

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Posted 07 August 2014 - 02:26 PM

Probably just the rose colored glasses, I just seem to remember Fesitov & Kasatanov being a really big deal for NJ, and I could NOT put White in the top 6, Driver probably belongs, but I went in another direction...


Remember Sergei Starikov (#4)?  He started the season with the Devils that year too (89-90)...supposedly he was so happy to be coming to NJ that he partied his ass off before the season started and was woefully out of shape.  His NHL career lasted all of 16 games. 


Fetisov and Kasatonov coming to NJ was a very big deal (as it was back then with Russians in general), for reasons good and bad.  They weren't on speaking terms when they played in NJ...Kasatonov sided with Russian authorities when players like Fetisov were outspoken about leaving the USSR to play in the US...I remember Gary Thorne saying during one of Kasatonov's early games as a Devil that Lou had had a sitdown with both players and basically told them that their feud had better not become an issue in the locker room or on the ice in any way.

Edited by Colorado Rockies 1976, 07 August 2014 - 02:29 PM.

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#22 eaglejelly


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Posted 07 August 2014 - 02:37 PM

whoa whoa whoa... you guys are forgetting some key positions here.


Coach: Larry Robinson


Booth: Doc & Chico.  (really the only acceptable answer here right?)


I just don’t know who to pick as the manager

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#23 RizzMB30



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Posted 10 August 2014 - 03:58 PM

Ex. McKay, Verbeek, Lemeiux

Daneyko-White (Dat 3rd Pairing)
Ex. Driver

Brodeur, Terreri (Schneider as an extra, although we're very sure he'll be All-time list worthy)

Coach:  Jacques Lemaire (Although I'm sure he would bench Jagr for his defensive play :giggle: )

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#24 Michael Evanchik

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Posted 13 August 2014 - 12:17 PM

whats so weird is that Rafalski was a UFA and nobody wanted him

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