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Megaterio Llamas wrote: Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:47 am 'Keke Mortson's Helmet'.
Lol, what??
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ESQ wrote: Sat Oct 31, 2020 8:01 am
Megaterio Llamas wrote: Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:47 am 'Keke Mortson's Helmet'.
Lol, what??
Yes, afraid so. It was in tribute to the contraption Mortson wore on his head when he was in Vancouver.

That thing made the one Butch Goring wore look top shelf :D
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Tony Esposito snags the puck into his glove in an exhibition game vs the AHL Providence Reds in the brand spanking new state of the art Pacific Coliseum.

January 16 1968, Canucks dropped this one to the Reds by a 4-2 score.
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Here's another photo from the Jan '68 game vs the Reds. Canucks pictured are include Gordon Vejprava (14), Larry Mavety (5) and Tony Esposito in goal (1).

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This one features the Canucks should-be ring of honored all time great, the Silver Fox, Phil Maloney vs the Seattle Totems.

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One of the most popular players with the Canucks in the early years, no. 8 Phil Maloney vs WHL Seattle Totems in the late ’60s. Maloney is considered the heart and soul of the Vancouver Canucks during their WHL era. He spent 14 years with the Vancouver Canucks in the Western Hockey League (WHL) and was the career scoring leader for the franchise with 923 points in 818 games. He was one of the best WHL players ever, Maloney one scored eight points in a single game. Twice named as the WHL’s most valuable player and in 1958 he led the Canucks to the WHL Championship and the Lester Patrick Trophy. He also played on the 1969 Canucks when they won the WHL championship. He retired as a player at the end of the 1969-70 season, the year before the Canucks became a part of the NHL. ⁠

Phil Maloney made his home in the Vancouver Island community of Yellow Point and died at the age of 92 on February 21, 2020⁠
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Canucks rookie and 1969 WHL Most Valuable Player Gump Worsley vs NY Ranger Vic Hadfield. Later Worsley played his best years for the Montreal Canadiens as a member of four Stanley Cup-winning teams: 1965, 1966, 1968 and 1969.⁠


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Canucks netminder Gilles Villenure kicking one out in interleague action vs the Hershey Bears in '65. Long time Canucks Larry 'Hank' Cahan (5) and Larry Popein (7) defend.

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WHL Canuck owner Coley Hall with some of the 1946 Canucks players, left to right: Harvey Ross, Ab McDougall, Hall, and Chuck Millman. Oct. 8, 1946.


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The Canucks 1968-69 and 1969-70 double WHL championship goaltending tandem of George Gardner(1) and Charlie Hodge (2) would go on to form the Canucks first year NHL tandem in their inaugural NHL season in 1970-71.

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Here's veteran blueliner of the '69 championship Canucks team Don Cherry, (5).

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Legendary Vancouver strongman Doug Hepburn lifts six Canucks on his back. October 2 1954.

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The great Phil Maloney evading a diving poke check attempt from Victoria Shamrocks goalie Marcel Pelletier.

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Canadian White Pine Hockey Club - Champions Marpole Hockey League - 1935-36

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Group portrait in front of the Forum showing left to right (back row): R. McCutcheon, A. Courtney, J. Lawson, A. Loyst, G. Grant, C. (Doughy) Spring, A. McMillan, G. Jordan, A. Steele, G. McLachlin and C. Potter; (second row): W. Skinner, M. Hill, W. Williamson, C. Joyce, M. Hyndman, J. Sullivan, L. McMillan, O. Reid; (front row): B. Joyce
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The 1963 WHL Canucks with head coach Max McNab, no. 8 Phil Maloney, no. 1 goalie Gilles Villemure, no. 2 Adam Keller, no. 3 Les Hunt, no. 12 Ron Hutchinson, no. 17 Marty Howe, no. 15 Howie Hughes, no. 18 Robert Kabel, no. 5 Al Lebrun, no. 6 Bob McCusker, and no. 16 Trent Beatty
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Athletes and performers representing future uses of the Pacific Coliseum standing in the construction site

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The athletes include Canucks Barry Watson, figure skating champion Karen Magnussen, track star Harry Jerome, and All Star Wrestling performer Don Leo Jonathan.
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