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Don Lever

Don Lever (Hockey. Born, South Porcupine, Ont., Nov. 14, 1952.) After an 11-year career with Vancouver and Atlanta-Calgary, Donald Richard Lever was named the first team captain of the New Jersey Devils Aug. 20, 1982. On opening night (Oct. 5, 1982), Lever scored the first Devils goal ever in a 3-3 tie with Pittsburgh at […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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