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    Hockey Nicknames

    I used to love hockey nicknames that seemed to be very popular in the 80's and 90's. im not sure nicknames are given to players as much as they used to. List your favorites...


    Lundqvist-The King
    Gretzky--the great one
    Ovi--Great 8

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    You boys need more historical perspective.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete View Post
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    who was that?

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    did bobby orr have a nickname?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCCP View Post
    did bobby orr have a nickname?
    No. I don't think anyone had the gumption to give him one. His team had enough: Derek "Turk" Sanderson; Johnny "Pie Face" McKenzie; Cheesie Cheevers; Johnny "Chief" Busic (phon.).

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    The Boogeyman. RIP.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CCCP View Post
    who was that?
    Selanne?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCCP View Post
    who was that?
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    Selanne?
    Correct

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