Sport: Hocky Rocket

Hockey Rocket

Once it seemed that old Referee Misfortune was always putting him in the penalty box. As Maurice ("The Rocket") Richard made his way up from the kid rinks of Montreal to the pro Canadiens, he first broke a leg, then an arm, then a leg. Now the Canadiens' freak left-handed right wing, he has shed his bad luck but kept his knack for breaking things. This week he broke the National Hockey League's goal-scoring record.

Taking a third period pass, Montreal's swarthy Rocket powered his 175 Ibs. in on Goalie McCool of the...

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