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Dave Maloney

Dave Maloney (Hockey. Born, Kitchener, Ont., July 31, 1956.) A mobile, hard-hitting defenseman with a volatile temper, David Wilfred Maloney was the youngest captain in Rangers history, succeeding Phil Esposito, on Oct. 11, 1978 (22 years, two months). The Rangers’ No. 1 draft choice in 1974 (No. 14 overall), he scored 70 goals in 605 […]

Dave Balon

Dave Balon (Hockey.  Born, Wakaw, Sask., Aug. 2, 1938; died, Prince Albert, Sask., May 29, 2007.)  In his two tours with the Rangers, David Alexander Balon scored 98 goals in 361 games and had 113 assists.  Balon was the left wing on the “Bulldog Line” with Billy Fairbairn on the right and Walt Tkaczuk at […]

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