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11-12-2011, 07:41 PM
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Originally Posted by M A K A V E L I View Post
Bure was injured for almost all of the season when Mogilny was playing his best hockey as a Canuck. Ronning/Courtnall/Linden were decent players as far as the Canucks go but they weren't exactly high end talent when you look at the league. Plus they didn't spend much time playing with Bure.


All of the best goal scorers of the 90s had equally or better talented superstars to set them up. Hull had Oates. Robitaille had Gretzky. Mogilny had LaFontaine. Lemieux had Jagr/Francis.
I don't think Bure would have benefited from a playmaker. He always wanted the puck on his stick, which most playmakers if not all, want. What Bure needed was a d man to make great passes to him.

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