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Montreal Canadiens Replica Jersey Autographed by Maurice Richard Deceased
Lot #331

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Montreal Canadiens Replica Jersey Autographed by Maurice Richard Deceased
Lot #331
This red air-knit Montreal Canadiens replica jersey was manufactured by CCM and autographed by Hall of Famer Maurice “The Rocket” Richard. Richard had an amazing 18-year NHL career, all with the Montreal Canadiens. He was part of 8 Stanley Cups winning teams and won 5 straight Stanley Cups during his last 5 seasons in the NHL. The Canadiens record of 5 straight Stanley Cups still stands today. Richard also won the Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHL's Most Valuable player in 1946-47. In 1944-45, Richard became the first player ever to score 50 goals in 50 games. He was also the first player ever to score 500 goals in a career. Maurice had a record six playoff overtime winning goals, a record that now belongs to Joe Sakic who has eight. In the now revered ‘The Hockey News’ book which ranked the 50 greatest players in NHL history. Maurice was honored as the 5th greatest player ever in that publication.

This red Canadiens jersey, size XL, does not have player name or number. Maurice has autographed the Canadiens crest.