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Sorry for those who don’t have access or don’t want to sign up for a free trial.   I’ve been a fan since day 1, and I don’t ever remember hearing  about the spin of the wheel announcing incorrectly that Vancouver had won the spin.
 

Most of the other items, I have a recollection of  

https://buffalonews.com/2020/05/24/buffalo-sabres-gilbert-perreault-punch-imlach-rene-robert/?utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=puma&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1590322234

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1 minute ago, LabattBlue said:

Sorry for those who don’t have access or don’t want to sign up for a free trial.   I’ve been a fan since day 1, and I don’t ever remember hearing  about the spin of the wheel, and it was announced incorrectly that Vancouver had won the spin.
 

Most of the other items, I have a recollection of  

https://buffalonews.com/2020/05/24/buffalo-sabres-gilbert-perreault-punch-imlach-rene-robert/?utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=puma&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1590322234

I was a kid.  I didn't find out about this stuff until well into the 1980's when it came up on a broadcast.

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8 minutes ago, LabattBlue said:

Sorry for those who don’t have access or don’t want to sign up for a free trial.   I’ve been a fan since day 1, and I don’t ever remember hearing  about the spin of the wheel, and it was announced incorrectly that Vancouver had won the spin.
 

Most of the other items, I have a recollection of  

https://buffalonews.com/2020/05/24/buffalo-sabres-gilbert-perreault-punch-imlach-rene-robert/?utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=puma&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1590322234

I am really surprised you never heard about the spin of the wheel.

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1 minute ago, tom webster said:

I am really surprised you never heard about the spin of the wheel.

Poorly worded on my part.   I meant I never heard about the wrong announcement.  I fixed my post. 

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Was it winning that review of the spin or Lorentz killing a bat that doomed the franchise to never winning a Cup?

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3 minutes ago, PASabreFan said:

Was it winning that review of the spin or Lorentz killing a bat that doomed the franchise to never winning a Cup?

Not only doomed a franchise but from my sources it's descendant caused the Corona Virus for revenge

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On 5/24/2020 at 4:36 PM, LabattBlue said:

Poorly worded on my part.   I meant I never heard about the wrong announcement.  I fixed my post. 

Very interesting that you hadn't heard that.  Thought everybody knew that Punch corrected Campbell after putting on his glasses to make sure he saw it correctly.

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On 5/25/2020 at 4:52 PM, Taro T said:

Very interesting that you hadn't heard that.  Thought everybody knew that Punch corrected Campbell after putting on his glasses to make sure he saw it correctly.

I’m in my early 60’s.  Maybe some info is buried in my brain never to return.  😂

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