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Bobby Baun: A True Playoff Warrior

Published by on April 22, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

We have seen our fair share of hockey playoff warriors over the years.

Guys like Mark Messier, Bobby Orr, and Maurice “Rocket” Richard come to mind when thinking about players who step up to another level during the playoffs.

One man, in particular, took it up a couple of notches in the 1964 Stanley Cup Final.

Forty-five years ago, one of the greatest moments in National Hockey League history took place.

"I knew it was broken; I didn't need any X-rays to tell me that. But I didn't want to miss the overtime. I told the trainer he had to do everything possible to get me out there. He gave me a shot of painkiller, which numbed the ankle, and taped it tight. Then I laced up my skate an...

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