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11-18-2012, 07:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Fred Taylor View Post
Hardyvan123, just curious, how do you rank Lidstrom in comparison to Orr? Are both players in your top 10? (players, not defenseman)
The answer would be yes but I really like to separate goalies, Dmen and forwards because all 3 have vastly different impacts and control over their teams fortunes.

Goalies play the entire game and upwards of 80% plus of all total team minutes so they obviously can have a greater impact than Dmen who play usually over a 1/3 of the game and upwards of close to 30MPG.

Even top forwards usually play 5-7 MPG less than top Dmen on most

Even with all of that I would have Nick, Ray, Bobby and maybe even Denis all in my top 10 but like I said it really gets tricky if we include Goalies.

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