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Gerry Melnyk

Gerry Melnyk  #12

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NUMBER: 12 BIRTHDATE: September 16, 1934
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 165
Shoots: Right
WCJHL Second All-Star Team (1954) CPHL Second All-Star Team (1967) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1961) Traded to Chicago by Detroit with Brian Smith for Ed Litzenberger, June 12, 1961. Claimed by St. Louis from Chicago in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Traded to Philadelphia by St. Louis with Darryl Edestrand for Lou Angotti and Ian Campbell, June 11, 1968.
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For our team, as a group, we've never been this far before, and so it's just more lessons learned, and sometimes you have to go to the school of hard knocks to find out what works and what doesn't. We've got a young group. They've played some unreal hockey here to get us this far, and we showed if we're not going to play the proper way, a really, really good hockey team is going to beat you, and that's what they did. It's a lesson learned.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper after Rangers win in Game 6 forced a Game 7 that will be played at Madison Square Garden on Friday