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Mike Bossy


1957 Born on January 22, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1973-77 Leaves high school to play junior hockey for Laval Nationals in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
1977 Drafted by the New York Islanders with the fifteenth pick
1977-78 Joins the New York Islanders; becomes first rookie to score 50 goals in a season
1987 Plays in last game for the Islanders on May 2 because of back pain
1988 Retires from professional hockey; returns to Laval, Quebec
1992 Number retired by the New York Islanders in March
1993-96 Works in radio in Quebec
1999 Works in public relations

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