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The NHL's Most Interesting Name: The 1970s Part II


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Decided to put these two close together; the 1970s are not to be trifled with. Fair warning: I will make at least one historical reference, so I hope you are familiar with Guyanese history.

Once again, our purpose: history is chock full of names that can pique a person's interest, whether it's because it's unintentionally funny to the English sensibility (Petr Pohl), almost regal (Normand Rochefort), or lends itself to entertaining wordplay (Darius Kasparaitis). The criteria for our 'most interesting names' is a bit loose, in that the name can strike you as any one of the above descriptors, or all of them, but ultimately you are going to vote on the name that 'strikes' you the strongest.

The second set of candidates:

Be sure to vote below!