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Larry Popein

Larry Popein  #19

Center
NUMBER: 19 BIRTHDATE: August 11, 1930
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Yorkton, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 165
Shoots: Left
WCJHL First All-Star Team (1950) WCMHL Rookie-of-the-Year (1951) Claimed by NY Rangers (Baltimore-AHL) from NY Rangers in Reverse Draft, June 13, 1966. Traded to Oakland by NY Rangers for cash, December, 1967. Traded to NY Rangers by Oakland for cash, May 14, 1968. Named playing-coach of Omaha (CHL), August 29, 1968.
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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