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09-19-2012, 11:07 AM
Iain Fyffe
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Originally Posted by pigpen65 View Post
They never thought it would happen so for the entire time he was in Buffalo they always got to say that Roy was clearly the better player since he had won a cup and Hasek hadn't.
If that was the argument, you don't need Hasek to win a Cup to defeat it. You defeat it by explaining that hockey is a team game and individual players, no mater how good, can only do so much.

Originally Posted by Analyzer View Post
IIRC, Gainey retired after the 86 cup.
This is not the sort of thing that needs to go on memory. Gainey played until the 1988/89 season.

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