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Jean Ratelle (born 3rd October Organization is also the name of a Marxist terrorist group . External links BBC: On This Day October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in Leap years). There are 89 days remaining in the year. Events 2400 BC - AD 1899 2333 BC - Legendary date of the... October 3, 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). Events January-February January 5 - FM radio is demonstrated to the FCC for the first time. January 6 - World War II: Mass execution of Poles, committed by Germans in the Poznan, Warthegau. January 12 - World War... 1940) is a former Canada is the second largest and the northern-most country in the world, occupying most of the North American land mass. It is a decentralized federation of ten provinces and three territories, governed as a parliamentary constitutional monarchy. It was initially constituted through the British North America Act of 1867... Canadian ice hockey player and a member of the The Hockey Hall of Fame is in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; it is devoted to ice hockey rather than the field variety of the game. It was founded in 1943 but no building was built until 1961 when a hall was opened on the grounds of the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE... Hockey Hall of Fame.


Born Joseph Gilbert Yvon Ratelle in Lac Saint-Jean is a large, shallow lake in south-central Quebec, Canada, in the Laurentian Highlands (1003 km2, 63m deep). It is situated 206 kilometres north of the Saint Lawrence River, into which it drains via the Saguenay River. The lake is fed by dozens of small rivers, including... Lac Saint-Jean, This article describes the Canadian province. For other usages, see Quebec (disambiguation). Motto: Je me souviens (I remember) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Quebec City Largest city Montreal Lieutenant Governor Lise Thibault Premier Jean Charest (PLQ) Area 1,542,056 kmē (2nd)  - Land 1,183,128 kmē  ... Quebec, it has often been said of Jean Ratelle that he was so consistently effective at a high level of play day in and day out that he has been overlooked by some as one of the greatest to have played the game.


Drafted by the The New York Rangers (NYR) are a National Hockey League team based in New York City. Founded: 1926-1927 (awarded May 15, 1926) Arena: Madison Square Garden (capacity 18,200) Uniform colors: blue, red, white Logo design: a shield with NEW YORK across the top and RANGERS diagonally across the... New York Rangers, his hockey career almost ended when he suffered a serious back injury at age 23 and had to undergo major The spinal cord is a part of the vertebrate nervous system that is enclosed in and protected by the vertebral column (it passes through the spinal canal). It consists of nerve cells. The cord conveys the 31 spinal nerve pairs of the peripheral nervous system, as well as central nervous... spinal cord surgery. He recovered to become a regular with the Rangers from 1963 until 1976 -- his greatest success coming with his linemates Vic Hadfield and Rod Gilbert in the so-called "GAG" line -- when he was traded to the The Boston Bruins are a National Hockey League team based in Boston, Massachusetts. They were founded in 1924. Their home arena is the TD Banknorth Garden (capacity 17,565) (1995-present). Their uniform colors are black and gold, with a logo comprising of a black B in a black circle... Boston Bruins, where his career blossomed for several more seasons.


Remembered as a gentlemanly player (perennially in the running for the Lady Byng sportsmanship award), Ratelle played center ice in the NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. This article is part of the Evolution of the NHL series. Amateur Hockey Association (1893-1898) Canadian Amateur Hockey League (1899-1905) Eastern Canada Amateur Hockey League (1906) Eastern Canada Amateur Hockey Association (1907-1909... National Hockey League (NHL) for twenty-one seasons, accumulating 1267 points on 491 goals and 776 assists. At the date of his retirement after the 1981 season, he was the league's sixth all-time leading scorer. Unfortunately he never played on a team that won the The Stanley Cup is inscribed with the names of all the players on the teams that have won it. When they run out of space, a new section is added to the trophy The Stanley Cup, originally titled the Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup, is awarded each year by the National... Stanley Cup but was a member of the 1972 Team Canada squad that defeated the The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) .( Russian: Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик... Soviet Union in the first-ever The 1972 Summit Series (as it eventually came to be known) was the first competition between Soviet and Canadian professional ice hockey players (the latter being banned from Olympic play at the time due to the rules regarding the exclusion of professional athletes from amateur competition, although Soviet hockey players... Summit Series.


In 1985, Jean Ratelle was elected to the The Hockey Hall of Fame is in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; it is devoted to ice hockey rather than the field variety of the game. It was founded in 1943 but no building was built until 1961 when a hall was opened on the grounds of the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE... Hockey Hall of Fame.


Awards:

  • The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey. The winner is selected by a poll of the Professional Hockey Writers Association. The trophy is named in honour of the late William Masterton... Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (1971)
  • The Lester B. Pearson Award is awarded annually to the National Hockey Leagues outstanding player in the regular season, as judged by members of the NHL Players Association (NHLPA). The award is named in honour of Lester B. Pearson, Prime Minister of Canada from 1963 to 1968 and winner... Lester B. Pearson Award (1972)
  • The Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, formerly known as the Lady Byng Trophy, is presented each year to the National Hockey League hockey player voted to have shown the best sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with performance in play. The winner tends to be favoured by peers for leadership and on... Lady Byng Memorial Trophy (1972, 1976)

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Jean Ratelle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (379 words)
Joseph Gilbert Yvon "Jean" Ratelle (born October 3, 1940 in Lac Saint-Jean, Quebec) is a former Canadian ice hockey player and a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Ratelle was poised to beat out Boston Bruins' legend Phil Esposito for the scoring title in 1972 before he lost fifteen games due to an injury, but came back for the Stanley Cup finals against Boston to lead his team.
In 1985, Jean Ratelle was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame.
1972 Summit Series: A September to Remember (212 words)
Jean Ratelle was the graceful center of the New York Rangers tremendous Goal-A-Game line with linemates Rod Gilbert and Vic Hadfield.
Ratelle, who had 1 goal and 4 points in 6 games, was particularly active in the final game, picking up 2 important assists.
Ratelle, ever the classy gentleman, says the highlight for him was just being privileged enough to appear in 6 out of 8 games given that Team Canada had such a deep and talented roster.
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