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12-05-2004, 03:54 PM
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Originally Posted by JCD
Not pre-injury he wasn't. Lindros had 53 points in 43 games, carrying his team all the way to the Stanley Cup finals. Forsberg may have the Cups, but he was not the reason they won either of them. He was no better than the Av's 3rd to 5th best player during the first run. The second they won without him completely. Without Forsberg, the Avs were still a great team.
Forsberg's playoff numbers are more consistent, and he's never been as thoroughly shut down as Lindros was by Lidstrom and Konstantinov.

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