Legends of Hockey - Time Capsule - the 60s - Great Players: Rat-Ste
Jean Ratelle Tidbit: Ratelle finished second to linemate Rod Gilbert in the Ontario Hockey Association (Junior "A") scoring race in 1960-61. Complete Honoured Member Bio.
Henri Richard Statline: The "Pocket Rocket" led the league in assists in '62-'63 with 50, 14 more than his brother's personal high of 36. Complete Honoured Member Bio.
Bobby Rousseau One of the most promising juniors to come out of the Montreal farm system and a member of the 1960 silver-medal winning Canadian team at the Winter Olympics, Rousseau was a solid but unspectacular player with the team during their quiet dynasty of the '60s. He won the Calder Trophy as the league's top rookie in 1962 after registering 21 goals and scored five times in a game against Detroit in 1964. Rousseau had a career year in 1965-66, when he led Montreal with 30 goals and 78 points and earned a berth on the Second All-Star Team. He retired as a Ranger in 1974.
Terry Sawchuk Tidbit: He began wearing his famous "Sawchuk-styled" mask in 1962, a mask made by Red Wings assistant trainer Lefty Wilson. Complete Honoured Member Bio.
Ulf Sterner Named the best forward at the 1969 World Championships, Sterner played for Sweden for 14 years and even played four games for the Rangers in '64-'65. He won a gold at the '62 Worlds and a silver four times during the '60s--'63, '64, '67, '69.