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Glenn Anderson

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After playing the 1979-80 season with the Canadian national team, Glenn Anderson signed with the Edmonton Oilers in the summer of 1980 and made an immediate impact. After scoring 53 points in a 58 game rookie season, he scored 105 points in his second season and emerged as a young star on his team along the likes of Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier, Paul Coffey and Jari Kurri. Known for scoring big goals at big times, Anderson won 5 Stanley Cups with the Oilers and one more in 1994 with the New York. Anderson also played for the Toronto Maple Leafs and the St. Louis Blues. A frequent member of Team Canada, Anderson won a Gold Medal at both the 1984 and 1987 Canada Cup. Anderson spent the 1996-97 season playing professionally in both Switzerland and Italy before retiring. Anderson was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as part of the 2008 Induction Class.

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