Who was the 3rd best forward since expansion?
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11-11-2011, 01:53 PM
Join Date: Aug 2006
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Jagr gets knocke down a tier in my book because you just never knew what you were going to get from him. All-star Jagr or mopey, cherry-picker Jagr. He has a lot o warts that the stats tend to gloss over.
Don't get me wrong... An all-time great but for THIS particular poll, I have a hard time ignoring the ups-and-downs of his personality and, as a result, he comes up a little short of Mess, Trottier, Espo and Lafleur.
For all the talk of Jagr's longevity advantage over Lafleur:
Lafleur = 6 X 1st Team All Star; 0 X 2nd Team All-Star
Jagr = 7 X 1st Team All Star; 1 X 2nd Team All-Star
Jagr didn't have that many more elite seasons than Lafleur.
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