Wingman: Detroit captain Alex Delvecchio takes a back seat in December of 1963. “One of the game’s true gentlemen,” says the Hockey Hall of Fame and, true enough, he did win three Lady Byng Trophies to match a trio of Stanley Cups. Also, fyi: “A popular player in the dressing room, Delvecchio was given the affectionate nickname ‘Fats’ as a tribute to his round face.” (Photo: Louis Jaques, Library and Archives Canada/e002343752)

Wingman: Detroit captain Alex Delvecchio takes a back seat in December of 1963. “One of the game’s true gentlemen,” says the Hockey Hall of Fame and, true enough, he did win three Lady Byng Trophies to match a trio of Stanley Cups. Also, fyi: “A popular player in the dressing room, Delvecchio was given the affectionate nickname ‘Fats’ as a tribute to his round face.” (Photo: Louis Jaques, Library and Archives Canada/e002343752)

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