Thread: Mike york
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12-20-2004, 12:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Fletch
I don't think there's a Rangers fan that didn't like having York, nor would they rather have Poti than York. It's really a matter of defining what York was, as in some opinions, too often York's been played-up a bit too much, whicle others thought he was a nice, complenetary player who gave his all (and nobody would deny he gave his all, I believe, it was refreshing to see, but it doesn't make his results any better).
York was/is my favorite modern Ranger, my favorite ranger during this 7 year debacle. He gave it his all every single night, and thats what set him apart. He had a very impressive rookie campaign in which he showed some scoring touch. He is a nice complimentary player, and he proved that playing on the FLY Line.

But with all that said, he is no more than a 2nd/3rd line energy guy. Even though he doesnt have crazy talent, he's a fan favorite, and isn't that all that really matters?

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