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02-26-2011, 08:44 AM
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Dennis Bonvie
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Originally Posted by Chumley View Post
Not many D did shut down Gretzky. I should of stated he could shut down most anybody.

Even big Langway had problem clearing out Tim Kerr. Could anyone D at that time move Tim Kerr out from in front of the net.Sometimes, again let me point out the word sometimes, that stats can be misleading.
I'm just going on my memory as I don't have a video library of the Cap's games back in those days. Do you?
Kerr said that 5'9" Mike O'Connell gave him the hardest time in front of the net. He said no matter what he did, O'Connell always managed to tie up his stick.

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