Why is Gretzky known as the best?
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10-27-2004, 08:59 PM
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: City of Brotherly Lo
How many of your current day "faster than the back in the day" offensive Dmen have come close to a scoring title?????
Thats how great Orr was, watch the videos, he's all by himself leaving HIS teammates AND the defending team in his wake when he took off, AFTER defending first in the defensive zone.. And that was on surgery ravaged knees.
HE'D BE BETTER TODAY BECAUSE HE WOULD HAVE PLAYERS WHO COULD KEEP UP WITH HIM!
Orr had the heart of a lion, NEVER complained about the rough stuff, unlike Gretz, Orr took care of payback himself.....detested losing and played hurt ALL THE TIME. I guess Gordie Howe's opinion about the best ever doesn't matter too, huh?
You guys fawning over 99 are treating Canada's probably greatest treasure like an afterthought.
Do some research.
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