Thread: Confirmed with Link: Alfie's back!
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08-03-2012, 06:05 PM
Tubby Tuke
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Originally Posted by John Holmes View Post
Comparing the two is an exercise in futility anyway.

Sundin played in the early 90's when guys were putting up 130+ point seasons. Alfie is a few years younger and didn't begin his NHL career until age 23 in a lower scoring era and on a way worse team.

He looked pretty damn good last season.
He looks like he has lots left in the tank. Hopefully he has enough to get him through a few more seasons. Selanne, Recchi, Whitney, etc... have all shown in recent years that you can play into your 40's if you take card of yourself an have a little luck on your side.

The only thing is, when your that age, you can lose it fast.
I disagree. He's worth bringing back and playing but he seems to have lost some of the abilities he once had.

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