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Richard Macleish

Richard Macleish

Center
BIRTHDATE: January 3, 1950
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Lindsay, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 185 DRAFTED: BOS / 1970 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 1st   (4th overall)
OHA-Jr. First All-Star Team (1970) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1976, 1977, 1980) Traded to Philadelphia by Boston with Danny Schock for Mike Walton, February 1, 1971. Traded to Hartford by Philadelphia with Blake Wesley, Don Gillen and Philadelphia's 1st (Paul Lawless), 2nd (Mark Paterson ) and 3rd (Kevin Dineen) round choices in 1982 Entry Draft for Ray Allison, Fred Arthur and Hartford's 1st (Ron Sutter), and 3rd (Miroslav Dvorak) round choices in 1983 Entry Draft, July 3, 1981. Traded to Pittsburgh by Hartford for Russ Anderson and Pittsburgh's 8th round choice (Chris Duperron) in 1983 Entry Draft, December 29, 1981. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, October 6, 1983. Traded to Detroit by Philadelphia for future considerations, January 8, 1984.
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I just wanted to do something to take my mind off the shot and let me relax a little bit. It seemed like the fans liked it. I'm glad I was able to score.

— Oilers forward Taylor Hall on lifting his arms to fire up the crowd before his penalty shot
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