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11-24-2012, 12:19 PM
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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
An aging Henri Richard was famous for forechecking Orr, like younger Richard was famous for forechecking Pilote.
I do know that Gainey was known for forechecking the opposing defensemen, but you're right in that his career barely overlapped with Orr's.
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