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“Who Am I…?” #44

August 30, 2016, 2:43 PM ET [13 Comments]
Shawn Gates
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Hey there home slices and slicettes! Welcome back for another edition of the semi-regular hockey trivia game (failing to) sweep the nation that you happen to reside in! So last week was a bit of a reboot of the “Who am I…?” franchise as I try to offer it up on a more regular basis and attempt to serve up weekly offerings!

If you are unaware of what this whole format consists of, here is a crash course: I present you with a set of what I hope are “just tricky enough” clues about a member of the hockey community, be they past or present. Using said clues, you must figure out who it is I am referring to and post the answer in the comment section. But, for the love of all that is holy, DO NOT POST ANSWERS UNLESS YOU CAN SUPPORT THEM! In other words, the “winner” will be the person who both posts the correct name AND can explain how the clues link to that individual. I encourage brief, point form, answers in this respect; No need for essays! Anyone not following this requirement will be mildly shamed somehow or another in the comments as time permits (i.e., I’m not occupied preventing my kids from inflicting permanent injuries upon each other, either through the use of hands, feet, or bludgeoning items). Again, note that I have placed “winner” in quotes, meaning this fella can't spread no cheese on y’all broke ass peeps as I myself occupy said group as well. Hopefully the personal satisfaction and bragging rights of having cracked a sophisticated online hockey-related quiz fills a hole that money cannot… (I say this with peace and love, peace and LOVE!)

Now, before we get to this week’s info of import, let's take a look at last weeks’ clues and answers. Here we go!

1. I entered the NHL as a center. (1929-30 with the Detroit Cougars)
2. I once finished second in the NHL regular season scoring race. (1930-31)
3. I was switched from a forward to a defenseman, earning both first and second team all star nods at that position. (In 1936-37 and 35-36, respectively)
4. I won back to back Stanley Cups. (With the Detroit Red Wings in 1936 & 1937)
5. I won the Hart Trophy. (1939-40)

Who am I? I’m………..Ebbie Goodfellow!!!

With that taken care of, let's jump to a new set of clues and this week’s challenge! Here you go sleuths!

1. I was drafted as a defenseman.
2. I was once included as the main player in a trade for a group of players including someone drafted at the same draft position I was.
3. I have two family members who played in the NHL.
4. I have played for three original six teams.
5. I am a three time all star.

Good luck peeps, and remember: every time you post a player name without supporting information for the clues, God drowns a kitten….


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