Humble Beginnings

Mike Palmateer

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Mike Palmateer earned the nickname “The Popcorn Kid” because he ate popcorn before every game. In his first season with the Capitals (1980-81), Palmateer set an NHL record (since broken) for assists by a goaltender with eight.




The Players

Bobby Carpenter  
Guy Charron  
Rick Green  
Al Jenson  
Yvon Labre  
Dennis Maruk  
Ryan Walter  
Ace Bailey  
Michael Belhumeur  
Edburg & Svensson  
Greg Joly  
Ron Low  
Marson & Riley  
Bill Mikkelson  
Doug Mohns  
Bryan Watson  
Tommy Williams  
Did You Know?  
Pierre Bouchard  
Denis Depere  
Stan Gilbertson  
Archie Henderson  
Ron Lalonde  
Gord Lane  
Mike Palmateer  
Robert Picard  
Nelson Pyatt  
Tom Rowe