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In Red Wings Land

I can’t see the name of that hockey club without thinking of that psychic computer Professor Xavier uses.

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Hawerchuk dies at 57, Hall of Famer was leading scorer for original Jets - NHL.com

“The National Hockey League mourns the passing of Dale Hawerchuk, an instant and enduring star who captured the hearts of two hockey-loving cities, represented his country with class and distinction and is one of the most decorated players in our game’s history,” NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said in a statement.

57 is tragically young. I never saw him play but this is a real good article about his legacy.