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08-30-2011, 09:57 AM
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Originally Posted by Agnostic View Post
Interesting, but take a moment and do a youtube search on Robinson. Robinson was more than a star. There is no d-man in the history of the game that combined offensive ability with his toughness and leadership. He was intimidating to a level that put him in a group with only Denis Potvin and Scott Stevens, those are guys that were skilled, nasty, and ALWAYS in the mind of the opposition.

Having seen all play in their primes I would argue for Robinson being in a larger conversation about the best *overall* defenseman of all time.
BTW I brought up Serge, but I did not mean to say he was 'better' than Larry. It's like comparing Gold to Platinum...both are perfect. I just thought Serge should not be left out of the conversation...

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