Tag Archives: allan bester

Not the man I thought he was

I’ve had this card for 27 years, almost 28.  I pulled it myself (and probably another dozen exactly like it) from a wax pack and regarded it while eating the plastic-like, shatter-prone, vaguely dangerous powdered gum-like substance that inexplicably came … Continue reading

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Size Matters

If one image can capture the single biggest difference between the hockey of the 80s and the hockey of today, it’s this one.  Leaf goalie Allan Bester is shown here getting his crease in order as what appears to be … Continue reading

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