John Bucyk played 23 NHL seasons for the Red Wings and Bruins. Bucyk played his first two seasons for the Detroit Red Wings. In a surprise move following the 1956-57 season, Bucyk was traded to the Boston Bruins for Hall of Fame goaltender Terry Sawchuk. John remained in Boston for the next 21 years, retiring as the greatest goal scorer in Bruins history with 545 goals as a Bruin. A record he holds to this day.
John was twice a first or second team All Star, Played in 7 All Star games, won 2 Lady Byng Memorial trophies, a Lester Patrick trophy and 2 Stanley Cups. He retired the greatest point scoring left wing of all time and presently still stands second behind only Luc Robitaille. John also holds the distinction of being the oldest 50-goal scorer in NHL history scoring 51 goals in 1970-71 at the age of 35. Bucyk was inducted in the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1981.
The postcard is in beautiful condition and the signature is a 10.