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William Flett

William Flett

Right Wing
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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I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday