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05-20-2011, 07:36 PM
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...The Kings traded Mark Fitzpatrick for Kelly Hrudey, a superior goalie.
... What does this even mean??? It's a team game. He was the best player and MVP of the league on four Cup teams, and won two Smythe trophies. What more did he need to do, in your eyes?
The first four Edmonton Cups were dominant teams with huge regular seasons that were punctuated by strong playoff performances. The fifth was a case of a team that wasn't dominant at all, but got hot at the right time and won as the underdogs. I don't see where that reflects badly on Gretzky in any way.
LOL, you called Hrudey a superior goalie. He was better than Fitzpatrick though.
What does it mean? Exactly what is says. Did I say it reflected badly on Gretzky? Sounds more like I was paying a compliment to the other Oilers.
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