The MLD 2012 Assassination Thread
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08-19-2012, 07:28 PM
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Regina, SK
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I've got to ask and I think it's an important question. Should europeans be cross-compared to their canadian counterparts in the earlier eras?
Should Bobrov and Zabrodsky be compared to guys like Dan Bain and Tommy Phillips instead of Frank Mahovlich and Sid Abel?
I think the vast majority of GMs here, if not all, think not. It is important to consider how good each player was compared to the best of their time. I know that you don't like to hear that, but that gold standard is the NHL.
If Uganda started their hockey program right now , and in 20 years had joined the "big 7" , should Gms in 50 years look at whoever was their pioneer and best player of this era, and consider him on par worth cyclone Taylor?
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