Gerry Desjardins was originally a prospect in the Montreal Canadiens system. After tearing up the American Hockey League in 1967-68, the Habs traded the hot prospect to Los Angeles in exchange for two draft picks. One was Dick Redmond (actually selected by Minnesota as Montreal flipped the pick in another trade) and the other was Steve Shutt.
Desjardins had a successful seven-year NHL career, which most would agree could have been much longer had a serious eye injury not prematurely ended his career. Gerry played in just 3 games in the 1977-78 season before he hung up his blocker and catching glove. He was struck in the eye with a puck in a game against the Boston Bruins.
Received these blue ink signed cards TTM.