Frank Selke, Letters, Montreal Canadiens, Sam Pollock Shot Down By The Montreal Canadiens In The Prime Of My Youth September 26, 2008 Dennis Kane 4 Comments They say Sam Pollock had an eye for talent. Well, he didn’t in 1964, at least when it came to stick boys. I would’ve been good. Maybe the best they ever had. But he wouldn’t give me a shot. Sam Pollock ruined my life.