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10-15-2009, 09:39 AM
Johnny Engine
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Originally Posted by Outside99 View Post
Until Valeri Kharlamov is in the top 5, the list lacks credibility. He is considered the greatest russian player who ever lived so if he's going to be on this list, he has to be top 5. Keep in mind, Canada could not stop this guy during the 1972 super series until bobby clarke "intervened". PS - i'm not russian.
Obviously I'm late for this mini-flamefest, but here's a top-10 list that this guy might like:

1. Wayne Gretzky
2. Dominik Hasek
3. Niklas Lidstrom
4. Valeri Kharlamov
5. Chris Chelios
6. Teemu Sellanne
7. Zdeno Chara
8. Ken Hodge
9. Arturs Irbe
10. Erich Khunhackl

After all, what list would be complete without the greatest Latvian ever (put down the broken bottle Sandis, you're still #2) in the top 10?

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