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Don Cherry: Trading Esposito

One day early in the 1975-76 season, after years of glory with the Boston Bruins, Phil Esposito was called in to meet with legendary Bruins coach Don Cherry. Cherry reluctantly told Esposito that he was being traded to another team. "Okay," Esposito replied, "but if you say New York

[Rangers], I'm going to jump out that window." Cherry's reply? "Bobby," he said, turning to an assistant, "open the window."

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