VFTPB 7: New York Rangers (Part 1)


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Cam talks about his time playing for the New York Rangers and what is was like to live in New York in 1980s (including meeting Madonna and another mafia run in). Topics include: -Finding out he was traded to New York (over the radio!) -Telling Glen Sather the last place he wanted to play was in New York -How wrong he was about New York and how it was an amazing place to live -Cam finding out that coach Fred Shero actually meant to trade for Colin Campbell not Cam Connor! -What it was like to play for coaches Fred Shero and Herb Brooks -How Craig Patrick as the new General Manager was not great for Cam -Thoughts on teammates Tom Laidlaw and Ron Duguay -An emotional story that chokes Cam up to tell about a rink attendant named Tony with the short leg Stay Tuned for Part 2 where Cam discusses Phil Esposito, Don Maloney, John Davidson, getting sent to the minor leagues for the first time in his career and Cam shares a story about a fan who pulled a gun during a game which led to chaos and even hockey players leaving in handcuffs. Email: viewfromthepenaltybox@gmail.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/CamConnorNHL Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/camconnornhl/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ViewfromthePenaltyBox/ Merchandise (25% off with this link): www.viewfromthepenaltybox.com/merch

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