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Hockey game to benefit Sandy relief
1983: PAT LAFONTAINE (3rd overall)
Career Islanders stats: 287 goals, 279 assists, 309 PIM in 530 games
Career NHL stats: 468 goals, 545 assists, 552 PIM in 865 games
Pat LaFontaine, an NHL Hall of Famer, is one of 79 NHL players with at least 1,000 career points. LaFontaine racked up 85 or more points each of his four final years with the Islanders before being dealt to the Sabres prior to the 1991-92 season. The next year, in 1992-93, LaFontaine had a career year, totaling 148 points on 53 goals and 95 assists. LaFontaine would wrap up his career with the Rangers, making him one of four players to play for each New York team.
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A team featuring Pat LaFontaine, Ron Duguay, Patrick Flatley, Benoit Hogue, Ken Daneyko and other former Islanders, Rangers and Devils will play the New York Police Department team in a Rivals for Relief game at Madison Square Garden at noon on Sunday.
Proceeds go to superstorm Sandy relief efforts.
Ticket information is at thegarden.com.