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11-13-2012, 06:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Jagorim Jarg View Post
You can't take the word "fame" literally when talking about the Hockey Hall of Fame. Especially when considering the all-star game. It's a popularity contest. It has featured players such as Filip Kuba, Mike Komisarek, Tony Hrkac, and almost had Rory Fitzpatrick. Players remove themselves from the all-star game so they can rest for the playoff stretch. It's a marketing gimmick and should not be considered whatsoever when judging a player's case for the Hall.

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I have to think there's something we can do to get Sergei Makarov's name the media attention it deserves to build his case for the Hall.
Agreed. There's a big difference between being named as a NHL First Team All-Star and being named to your first NHL All-Star game team.

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