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Original Six defensemen honored by Canada Post
Original Six defensemen honored by Canada Post

Stamp collectors who love hockey can rejoice over Thursday’s release by the Canada Post of a new collection honoring the great NHL Original Six defensemen. The second series of a five-year commemorative program features Bobby Orr of the Boston Bruins, Toronto’s Tim Horton, Chicago’s Pierre Pilote, Detroit’s Red Kelly, Montreal’s Doug Harvey and Harry Howell of the New York Rangers. All except Horton, a three-time member of the NHL’s First Team All-Star, won the Norris Trophy. Horton finished second twice. “The six hockey legends celebrated by Canada Post defined, and in some cases redefined, the defensive position at a golden time in the...

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