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11-22-2012, 01:01 PM
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Morgoth Bauglir
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Originally Posted by JackSlater View Post
I'm not comparing their total value, which would clearly be Trottier. A freak concussion doesn't really change how good Crosby has been.
Here again, though, I think there's a temptation to overrate Crosby based solely on the "wow" factor. We're talking about a player who's cracked the 50 goal mark ONCE in his career. He's gotten better than 70 assists ONCE in his career. Take a look at someone like, say, Joe Sakic during the DPE: Crosby's seasons where he didn't miss many games his yearly totals aren't much different from Sakic's.

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