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11-02-2012, 06:04 PM
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Originally Posted by hockeyfanz View Post
Dude although I often share your sentiment on Leafs think Gilmour made Andreychuk? The guy scored over 600 goals in the NHL. I agree that his career year was with Dougie when he scored 53 goals but 29 of them were with the Sabres. I loved Gilmour but cmon....he didn't amass 127 points playing with stiffs. Dougie had some pretty good linemates in big Dave "garbage goal" Andreychuk and Wendel, who could score with a wrist shot from the top of the circle. Everybody thinks that great Burns team was all Dougie. He was definitely the catalyst but it was a pretty well built team led by a brilliant coach.
Gilmour didn't make Andreychuk, but he made him better and helped him put up career highs.

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