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10-17-2012, 05:30 PM
Dennis Bonvie
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Originally Posted by seventieslord View Post
what? no. You're telling me Francis at age 27-30 was better than Jagr at age 18-21. Of course he was!

The seasons that make Francis look like a player with a peak and not just a perrennial 70-85 point player, are 1995-1998, when he was top-10 in scoring for the first 4 times in his career. During that period he was outscored by Jagr by considerable margins and obviously owes a ton of those points to Jagr.
But we are not comparing Francis to Jagr. Obviously Jagr's much better than Francis or Gilmour offensively.

Also, it should be added that Francis was a 90 point player at age 19 on one of the worst teams ever in Hartford in 82-83.(261 goals for - 403 goals against)

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