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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Awful news on ex-#isles Gino Odjick

Gino Odjick is best known as a Canuck, but he also played 82 games for the Isles between 1999 and 2000, scoring 9 goals, adding 13 assists and amassing 254 of his career total 2,567 penalty minutes (17th all-time).

A story broke out West today that Odjick is battling a rare terminal disease called AL amyloidosis.

Letter from Gino Odjick
Dear friends, teammates and fans, We have shared many great moments together over the years but today I need to share the most difficult news of my life.
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Thoughts and prayers to Gino!
Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since January 21, 1982. Visit my blog: NYISkinny.com and follow me on Twitter @ehornick

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