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11-13-2012, 10:17 AM
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Originally Posted by tarheelhockey View Post
I think Zubov is eventually going to start showing up as a serious "retro" candidate, a la Tremblay and formerly Mark Howe.
I'm still stunned how long it took for Howe to get in. Bourque and Coffey were the only better defensemen than him during the 80s.

Originally Posted by QuietCompany View Post
One of the best American players of all time doesn't seem to get much consideration. Tony Amonte, was 4th in league goals between 96-00 after Leclair/Selanne/Jagr. Produced in the dead puck era, I wouldn't really have a problem if any of that generation of 90s to mid 00s American star fwds got in.
Amonte was 20th in points during his career, and 16th in goals. But he wa only once top ten in points and twice top ten in goals. His career is like a shorter version of Dave Andreychuk's. Not a HHOF career.

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