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As he no longer appears on Halifax’s protected list, Kevin Darveau is officially a Moosehead alum.
One year ago.
Including the commemorative puck given to her last night by Vancouver Canucks’ captain Markus Naslund, she now has three.
The first was presented in 1951 when, as Princess Elizabeth, she started an exhibition match at Toronto’s Maple Leaf Gardens.
Also in royal hands is the inscribed golden puck with which the legendary Maurice “Rocket” Richard scored his record 325th goal for Montreal Canadiens.
The golden puck, recently displayed in a public exhibition of unusual royal gifts at Buckingham Palace, was given to the Queen in 1955 by the Montreal Ice Hockey Club.
"She was letting us know when people were getting hit," said Gretzky, who sat beside the Queen last night in the Royal Box at Vancouver’s General Motors Place ice hockey stadium.
As the National Hockey League goes, the pre-season exhibition match against the USA’s San Jose Sharks was a clean game.
It was more than possible that the well-padded players, infamous for their rough and tough moves, were on their best behaviour for the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.
There were no fisticuffs and relatively few fouls sending offenders into “Chateau Bow-Wow” or the “doghouse” as players call the ice hockey sin bin.
"She was curious about the penalties and impressed with how fast the goaltenders were," said Gretzky.
Gazz is still the best.