Best Defensive Forward Ever
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11-01-2012, 03:18 PM
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Sergei Fedorov. The only player ever to win Selke and Hart in one season.
Honorable mentions go to Trottier, Clarke, Gainey, Carbonneau, and Yzerman.
Clarke didn't have Lidstrom either. The greatest defensive players are great regardless of who they play/played with, they're catalysts, they cause their linemates to appear better defensively not the opposite. And had the Selke been around in in Clarke's peak he'd probably have multiple Hart/Selke seasons. Fedorov's season, while amazing also came when Gretzky was past his prime and Lemieux missed most of the season. Gilmour had a simlar season the year before, he just also had Lemieux scoring at a Godly rate to contend with.
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