Friday, March 25, 2011
Time: 43 Days
Item Sent: 1977-78 O-Pee-Chee, 1978-79 Topps, 1979-80 Topps
Item Received: 1977-78 O-Pee-Chee, 1978-79 Topps, 1979-80 Topps. All signed in black Sharpie.
Duluth native Dean Talafous was a collegiate hockey legend at Wisconsin, where he scored the 1973 NCAA Championship winning goal and was named the tournament's MVP. Drafted by the Atlanta Flames the next year, he played just a partial season there before coming home to Minnesota. The three and a half finest years of his career came as a North Star. He finished with a few years as a New York Ranger.