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Varsity - July 11, 2013

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HALL OF FAME DEAN TALAFOUS MEN'S HOCKEY • 1972-74 Talafous was a hero during Wisconsin's first NCAA title run in 1973. Down 5-4 to Cornell in the semifinals, Talafous scored a goal with five seconds left in regulation to send the game to overtime and then scored the game-winner in a dramatic comeback victory. In the NCAA title game against Denver, Talafous notched the game-winning goal in UW's 4-2 victory and earned tournament MVP honors. The Badgers' assist and game-winning goal leader in 1972-73 and 1973-74, Talafous went on to have a successful career in the NHL, where he played eight seasons for the Atlanta Flames, Minnesota North Stars and the New York Rangers. 66 » VARSITY JULY 11, 2013

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