The all encompassing "players of today vs players from the past" thread
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12-07-2010, 01:02 AM
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I know that you don't like adjsuted stats and believe somehow that a goal is the same in 1982 than it is in 2011, not sure when you are going to face reality on that issue.
As for Wayne and Marios' wingers, they were alot better than Sid's in their big scoring years. Both those teams had some really good scorers and both teams played pretty offensive styles, can't remember either Wayne or Mario spending much time on defense.
Look Sid has a long way to go to match Wayne's or Mario's career but he is closer to Wayne than Stevie Y after 5 seasons IMO, but if you refuse to look at the difference in the abilty to score goals in Stevie Y's days to now then I can see why you are stuck on your opinion.
What are you arguing for here? What does how "easy" or hard it was to score goals have to do with accomplishments and domination? It was harder to score in the 50s than now yet Howe won the point race by ~20 points.
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