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Tue., Jan. 29, 2013, 5 a.m.

Head grafting can be a tricky business

The Big M having been traded from Toronto to Detroit late in the hockey-card production cycle, there were no photos of him in a Red Wings uniform for the 1967-68 offerings. Or something like that. So the good folks at Topps decided to, well, you can see the laughable results.

Back when he was with the Maple Leafs, Mahovlich was the subject of a between-periods feature on the very first broadcast of "Hockey Night in Canada" I ever saw.  

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