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August 12, 1987

August 12, 1987 The Bruins signed veteran goalie Reggie Lemelin, a free agent three months shy of his 33rd birthday, who had lost his starting job with the Calgary Flames. And so began a long chain of events that a world-class psychic could never have foreseen. Be advised: this scribe is not responsible for any headaches inspired by the following synopsis. Bruins GM Harry Sinden had been on the prowl for a goalie throughout that summer, first trying to pry Andy Moog away from the Edmonton Oilers. The Oilers showed no interest. Sinden persisted, and on March ...

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