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11-24-2012, 12:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Big Phil View Post
I think he might be refering to the fact that Crosby can't get any credit sitting in the press box. Which is true. You want to really put a stamp of approval on things then play a full season. This is Crosby's 3rd year in a row where he will miss significant time (and maybe the whole season).
So now he's being penalized for lockouts too?

The OP asked who is the best player. Not who has the nicest trophy case, who had the most productive career, who stays the healthiest. Simply, put these two players on the ice (against their peers, we assume) and which is the better player of the game of hockey?

We wouldn't say Larry Murphy was a better player than Bobby Orr, right? Mario Lemieux was clearly a better player than Dave Andreychuk, right? The same logic applies here. Crosby might miss a lot of games, but that doesn't have any bearing on how good a player he is.

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