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01-20-2012, 03:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Zil View Post
I'm not even sure Worsley is the best Rangers goalie not to have a banner. Rayner and Kerr don't have banners either. At this point, he's far from the most egregious omission.
Worsley is an all-time great, enshrined in the HOF. Kerr is not.

As far as having a romanticized view of the past,.... Mike Richter has a banner. Yet, if Richter and the Rangers came out on the losing end of game 7 in the '94 SCF,.... does he still get his number retired? I think the answer to that question is fairly obvious.

I was a big Richter fan too, back in the day. But that doesn't blind me to the fact that if one magnificent season ('93-94) didn't happen, then Mike does not catapult past Worsley, or even John Vanbiesbrouck, in most fans' pecking order of Ranger goalie greats.

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