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June 1, 1988

June 1, 1988

The Hockey News has been providing the most comprehensive coverage of the world of hockey since 1947. In each issue, you'll find news, features and opinions about the NHL and leagues across North America and the world.

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Making The Grade!

Tom Barrasso went from U.S. high school hockey to the Calder and Vezina trophies and a first-team NHL allstar berth in one season. Brian Lawton scored 40 goals his last season at Mount St. Charles (R.l.) Academy. He needed three-plus seasons with the Minnesota North Stars to score his 40th NHL goal. Both players entered the NHL in 1983-84. Five seasons later, Barrasso remains one of the league’s top goalies. Lawton is a journeyman. Jeremy Roenick, a flashy center at Thayer Academy in Braintree, Mass., is the latest first-round prospect toemerge from U.S. high school hockey. NHL Central Scouting has the 5-foot-10½, 158-pcund forward listed 12th in its final rating of draft-eligible North American defensemen and forwards. Roenick, a superb skater and playmaker, scored 34 goals and 50 assists in 24 games during the…

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IF YOU MISSED THE CANADA CUP DON’T MISS IT AGAIN!!

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THE DRAFT TRIVIA QUIZ

There’s nothing trivial about this quiz but you’d better know your draft trivia if you expect to do well. Give it your best shot and then give yourself a score. Here’s a rating system you can apply. Scores from 16-20: Dynasty-builder; 11-15: Scouting wizard; 6-10: The next general manager of the Vancouver Canucks; 0-5; Close the window. Stay out of the draft. Good luck. You’ll probably need it. 1. Back in the days of NHL-sponsored junior teams, few stars were selected in the amateur draft. One notable exception was Ken Dryden, chosen in 1964. What team claimed him? 2. The first goalie to score a goal in professional play—during a Central League game in 1970-71—was picked No. 1 overall by Montreal in the 1968 draft. Name him. 3. The Buffalo Sabres made history when they…

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YOU KNOW IT’S GOING TO BE A LONG DRAFT WHEN…