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Butch Goring Butch Goring was one of the top two-way centremen and penalty-killing specialists of the 1970s. A consistent goal scorer for Los Angeles, reaching the 20-goal plateau in each of his first 10 full seasons, Goring ranked second only to Marcel Dionne on many of the Kings all-time offensive lists at the time of his trade to the New York Islanders in 1981. Goring earned four Stanley Cup rings with the Isles, as well as the Conn Smythe Trophy in 1981. Wayne Gretzky Wayne Gretzky tidbit - 13,000 fans tried to get into a 10,000 seat arena in Brantford, Ontario, 1974, to marvel at the only pewee to score 378 goals in a season.
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Vic Hadfield Vic Hadfield was a member of the New York Ranger's GAG (goal-a-game) line with Rod Gilbert and Jean Ratelle. Hadfield became the first Ranger to score 50 goals in a season, reaching the milestone in 1971-72 and earning a berth on the NHL's second all-star team. He closed out his career with the 1976-77 Pittsburgh Penguins, finishing with 323 goals and 712 points. Anders Hedberg Sweden's Anders Hedberg exploded onto the North American scene as a member of the high-scoring 1974-75 Winnipeg Jets of the WHA. In his first season, Hedberg broke Rocket Richard's 34 year-old pro record of 50 goals in 50 games by notching the milestone in his team's 49th game. Two years later he became the 4th player in professional hockey to score 70 goals in a season. Anders combined with countryman Ulf Nilsson and Bobby Hull to form the most potent line in WHA history. Hedberg joined the New York Rangers in 1978 and earned the Bill Masterton Trophy in 1985, his last season.

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