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10-11-2012, 01:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Butch 19 View Post
... and in a locked out world, that's probably ok.

In my view, how can the greatest player in NHL history not be considered the greatest player in Kings history?
So by that line of thinking, Wayne Gretzky is a greater St. Louis Blue than Brett Hull?

If you look at career versus career, Gretzky is greater than anyone who wore a Kings sweater. If you look at just the time he spent as a King versus the time others have spent as a King, not nearly as clear cut.

Also, I don't view Gretzky as the greatest player in NHL history, even though he's my favorite all-time player. I'd put him at third, behind Mario Lemieux and Bobby Orr (haven't decided whose first or second though).

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