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William Flett

William Flett  #17

Right Wing
NUMBER: 17 BIRTHDATE: July 21, 1943
BIRTHPLACE: Vermilion, AB, Canada
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1971) Claimed by Los Angeles from Toronto in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Traded to Philadelphia by Los Angeles with Eddie Joyal, Jean Potvin and Ross Lonsberry for Bill Lesuk, Jim Johnson and Serge Bernier, January 28, 1972. Traded to Toronto by Philadelphia for Dave Fortier and Randy Osburn, May 27, 1974. Claimed on waivers by Atlanta from Toronto, May 20, 1975. Traded to Edmonton (WHA) by Atlanta for cash, December, 1976. Rights retained by Edmonton prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 1979.
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It's an incredible feeling just to see it go in and see the Joe go pretty crazy.  Ever since the introduction there, I was kind of feeling the nerves, and to put that one home, I started to feel comfortable and I thought my play started to pick up.

— Nineteen-year-old Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin after scoring a goal in his NHL debut
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