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10-29-2012, 06:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Bexlyspeed View Post
any reason nobody has denis potvin in their top 10?

he had a solid 15 year career, first defenceman to 1000 points, 3 norris trophies, and captain of 4 stanley cup winning teams. retired leading all defensemen in points, goals & assists

not as flashy as orr, but i think he was better than ray borque. any thoughts?
You won't find many who put Potvin ahead of Ray Bourque. At their peaks, Bourque was nominated for (and robbed of one) Hart trophies, and he stayed at an elite level for longer than any defenseman in history. Not to take away from Potvin, he just doesn't surpass Bourque, who currently leads all defensemen in career goals, assists, and points.

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