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Henrik Sedin

Vancouver Canucks Team History

Updated October 2017. After failing to acquire a 1967 expansion team, Vancouver was awarded an NHL franchise in 1970 along with the Buffalo Sabres. The Canucks, a slang term for “Canadians,” were already a Western
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jonathan quick kings

Los Angeles Kings Team History

Updated October 2017. The Kings entered the league in the 1967 NHL expansion, along with the California Seals, Minnesota North Stars, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins and St. Louis Blues. Owner Jack Kent Cooke chose the
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Modano

Dallas Stars Team History

Updated October 2017. The Stars originally joined the NHL in 1967 as the Minnesota North Stars. They were a part of the league’s first major expansion, along with the California Seals, Los Angeles Kings, Philadelphia
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Steve Mason

Philadelphia Flyers Team History

Updated October 2017. The Philadelphia Flyers were part of the league’s expansion of 1967.  A contest was held to name the team, but it was the sister of owner Ed Snider who suggested ‘Flyers,’ which
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