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11-12-2011, 02:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Nalyd Psycho View Post
The difference between peak Messier and Trottier is that Trottier was significantly better defensively.



Last I checked, Bobby Orr was good for about a 25% increase in scoring from forwards sharing ice time with him.
Sorry, don't buy it. No player turns other players into HOFers. Esposito was a phenomenal offensive talent with or without Orr.

http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/l...000321969.html

http://www.1972summitseries.com/canadaroster.html

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