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The boys of summer

by Derek Jory / Vancouver Canucks
Glory days.

I am speechless and clueless and I assume you are as well when looking at the photo below.

There isn’t much of a back-story here, when employees at Canucks Headquarters clean out their offices, sometimes random things are left in the lunchroom on the free table. I remember grabbing this photo last summer knowing a good story would come of it, I even quizzed Stan Smyl (#15) about it, although he couldn’t recall much and now I can’t recall much of what little was said.

The photo got lost in the shuffle and it wasn’t until I cleaned my office last week that I re-discovered it and I’m now determined on getting some answers.

We know Smyl is #15, behind him to the left is Cam Neely, #6. Other than that, all I know is that this was a Canucks baseball team, sponsored by Molson, aviator sunglasses were all the rage, as were short shorts – see #1 – and moustaches.

Can you name anyone else in the photo? Did you see them play or play against them? Can you believe how short those short shorts were?!?

I know you’re busy, but this is important. Let’s get to the bottom of this mysteriously amazing picture.

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