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08-23-2010, 11:46 PM
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shazariahl
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Originally Posted by Ryan87 View Post
The comparison is good, and very close I'd say. Close when looking strictly at offensive domination. However, Orr's defensive edge more than made up for it though. If one can look strictly at offense, deem it to be this close but give the edge to Gretzky overall, then they're severely underrating Orr's defense IMO.
This is true, and is a very good point. However, Orr is only being compared to other D-men, most of whom didn't play offensively. Gretzky is being compared to other forwards, all of whom were good offensively.

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