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Frank Mahovlich - The Big "M"
« on: October 14, 2008, 06:53:28 AM »
Frank Mahovlich was a talented and classy winger, a large man with the skills and hands of a pure scorer. Known as "the Big M," Mahovlich was touted as a superstar while still a teenager. He went on to have a marvelous career, patrolling the left wing for 22 professional seasons in both the NHL and WHA. Many of those years were filled with glory as he earned individual awards and the Stanley Cup, but Mahovlich struggled through most of his hockey life with the stress that comes from great expectations.

Born in Schumacher, a small town in northern Ontario, he was a prodigy with the St. Michael's team that represented Toronto in the Ontario Hockey Association. When he was 17, he scored 24 goals and scouts and fans alike began to fill the arenas where he played to get a look at the big kid everybody was talking about.


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