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11-24-2012, 12:13 PM
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Originally Posted by thom View Post
Again when did Bob Gainey go against Bobby Orr.Bob's first season was 74-75 his rookie year.Gainey was a great forechecker played injured a hall of famer but vastly overated.Look at Guy Charboneau or Claude pronovost and tell me why Gainey gets the upper hand
To be fair both Carbonneau and Provost get a little bit of love for the HHOF too so they aren't altogether that far behind Gainey. I guess he gets the nod for being sort of the standard. Not to mention he beat out Lafleur for the Conn Smythe trophy once, as much as I love Carbonneau no one thought he should beat Patrick Roy.

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