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09-07-2012, 12:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Canadiens1958 View Post
1930's - Johnny Gottselig and Mush March from the Hawks were flatliners in this regard.They excelled. There would be others from other teams. Sands and Haynes were basically filler or moveable parts type players who did not excel. Eddie Wiseman would be an example of a player reaching the Gottselig/March level but he is not being put at center.

Ken Mosdell, 1940s' a stint in the minors and injuries not roles impacted his numbers.
Gottselig and March spent most of their careers on the top scoring line of an offensively challenged team.

Not comparable in any way. My point was specifically about guys who were moved from scoring to checking lines. Pit Lepine is another good example

Sanford is getting a lot of mileage from one playoff spike that was strong but not as strong as Marcel Bonin in 1959. Bonin had better regular seasons with SC teams - Detroit and Montreal
The commission appointed by the HHOF committee disagrees with you, as they awarded Sandford the retroactive Conn Smythe for his big playoffs. Of course, that is only one small part of his resume.

I also don't know why you are bringing up Bonin, who is always drafted in the main draft

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