Blueshirts By the Numbers: Number 18: Walt Tkaczuk
After a few days break, we are ready to get back to our Blueshirts By the Numbers selections, and today is the one I've been looking forward to most, because although JD, Pierre Larouche, and...
In case you haven't seen this, the Daily News has a gallery of pictures of all the Ranger captains, thought you guys might like to see it.
When you get to the picture of Vic Hadfield, pay special attention to the nameplate on the locker next to him over his right shoulder.
Leafs/Rangers - 1971 Playoffs. If you've ever heard of the incident in which Vic Hadfield tore off Bernie Parent's mask and pitched it into the stands, this is it. They never got it back. Took Parent out of the game and took the Leafs off theirs, and might have been the key to the series. Neat things to look for - a rookie Darryl Sittler paired off with Brad Park. Jim Harrison (11) vs. Hadfield, Brian 'Spinner' Spencer (15).