Sport: Hockey's Best

It looked like the hottest trio in all hockey history. From the season's start, the Montreal Canadiens' forward line had bewildered National Hockey League goalies with its machine-gun procession of shots. When the season ended this week, the trio had rolled up a dazzling, all-time scoring record of 104 goals, giving the Canadiens the League victory (won 38, tied 4, lost 8). Individual performances by Right Wing Maurice ("The Rocket") Richard, Center Elmer ("Ski Jump") Lach and Left Wing Hector ("Toe") Blake were just as brilliant as the teamwork: Richard had zinged a record-breaking total of 50 goals; Lach had made...

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