Busting The Patrick Roy Myth
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09-19-2012, 07:59 PM
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In 1995, Hasek's Sabres scored more goals, had a better powerplay, a better shot differential, and finished higher in the standings than Roy's Canadians.
In 1997, Hasek's Sabres won their division (Roy's Avalanche were better though).
And yet, when we look at the rosters and compare, you know damn well that we'd all prefer to play behind those Habs and/or Avalanche teams. The importance of the existence (vs non-existence) of Hall of Famers in a lineup isn't lost on anyone here, I'm sure, and then there's the calibre of player as we proceed further and further down the depth chart.
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