This Day in History: Bucyk Scores His 1,000th Point


On November 9, 1972, John Bucyk, left winger for the Boston Bruins, scored his 1,000th point. Bucyk retired as the leading career point scorer among left wings, a record surpassed by Luc Robitaille. Although he had a reputation for some harsh hip checks, Bucyk was a notably clean player who won the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy for sportsmanship in 1971 and 1974. Bucyk was induced into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1981.



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