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Richard, Maurice

Pronunciation: /rēˈSHärd/
(1921–2000), Canadian hockey player; nickname The Rocket; full name Maurice Joseph Henri Richard. Playing for the Montreal Canadiens 1942–60, he was the first professional hockey player to score 50 goals in one season 1944–45, a record that stood until the early 1980s. Hockey Hall of Fame (1961).

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Syllabification: Rich·ard, Maurice

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