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Al Lafrate

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Biographical Info

Al Iafrate was selected 4th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft He played 870 career NHL games over twelve NHL seasons, scoring 171 goals and 327 assists for 498 points. He also compiled 1378 penalty minutes. His best season statistically was the 1992–93 season, when he scored 25 goals and 41 assists for 66 points when he was with the Washington Capitals and in a year that the Capitals set a record for most goals by defensemen on a team in one season. Al is perhaps most famous for his rocket slap shot that set the NHL Skills Competition record, which stood for 16 years, at 105.2 miles per hour (169.3 km/h).

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