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09-10-2012, 04:56 PM
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Originally Posted by seventieslord View Post
Not really, that's kind of an assumption based on the wording of a few quotes. it's a fair assumption, but not rock solid.

I also realize that if assists were handed out like in modern times, "playmakers" like Billy gilmour would look better in points standings. I use quotes because 7 assists in two seasons is ultimately a shaky foundation.
Ha, you sound like me. If it weren't for the anecdotes singing his praise and the several All-Star Teams Gilmour got over guys who badly outflanked him, I wouldn't take his two seasons of assist stats nearly as seriously.

also, I wanted to ask because I honestly don't know. Which HHOF committee members were old enough to watch Gilmour play? There had to be a few.

I don't know either. I'll have to check

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