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  • Four players that honed their craft Shane Ray Womens Jersey with the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League, end up as honoured members of the Hockey Hall of Fame. However, one player, Wayne Gretzky, played just three games with the club.
    Bob Gainey played one game for the Peterborough Petes in 1971-72 then another 52 in 1972-73. Despite the low amount of playing time in the OMJHL, Gainey was selected eighth overall by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1973 NHL Amateur Draft. Bob was also taken seventh overall in the World Hockey Association Amateur Draft by the Minnesota Fighting Saints, but of course, he took the NHL route.
    Gainey played with the Canadiens from 1973-74 until 1988-89, totalling 1160 NHL regular season games. Over that span, Bob was part of five Stanley Cup winning teams. He was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as th...  ...  more
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Conn Smythe Trophy for the 1997-98 victory

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