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01-17-2012, 05:48 AM
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Originally Posted by FlyingKostitsyn View Post
You know, usually good players have a good chance of making it to the HOF IF they win the cup. Thats what I don't like about the HOF argument.
You've got it backwards, they won cups because they were HOF caliber players. It doesn't mean that every player who's HOF calibre will win a cup, but players with that kind of talent often win a cup sooner or later.

And those cup winning teams had guys on it who were going into the HOF with or without winning a cup. Yzerman, Niedermayer, Forsberg, Jagr... those are all HOF resumes no matter how many cups they win.

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