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11-14-2012, 05:26 PM
Iain Fyffe
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Originally Posted by Rhiessan71 View Post
Jagr's 127 points in 98/99 would have the same value as 185 points in 80/81.
Gretzky's 90 points as a worn down 37 year old with a bad back in 97/98 would have the same value as 131 points in 80/81.
It's cute how you take pains to point out Gretzky's age and back, and fail to point out that in that season, he led the NHL in assists and tied for 3rd in scoring.

And why would it be difficult to believe that a 26-year-old Jagr would outscore a 20-year-old Gretzky? Gretzky has a whole bunch of seasons in adjusted scoring that beat Jagr's best by a good bit (at least seven). But you seem to be choosing your examples carefully to suggest that adjusted scoring thinks Jagr was better offensively in his career than Gretzky. It does not. When the two played against each other, Jagr was in his prime and Gretzky was past his.

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