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Penguins' First Goalie Remembers Early Days Of The Franchise

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Former Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Les Binkley played with the team from 1967-72.

What was it like to be a professional hockey goalie in the 1960s and 70s, facing 100 mile an hour slap shots without a mask, losing most of your teeth and enduring hundreds of stitches? We’ll ask former Penguins goalie Les Binkley, who debuted with Pittsburgh's NHL franchise in 1967.

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