Lidstrom's place in history - ALL DISCUSSIONS OF LIDSTROM'S "ALL TIME RANKING" HERE
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11-25-2012, 01:30 PM
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I think that after Orr, there's a list of 4 or 5 defensemen that make up the First "After-Orr" Tier. Lidstrom is in that tier, along with Harvey, Bourque, Shore, and
I think that pretty reasonable arguments can be made for any conceivable ordering of them, although after reading through recent threads on this board, I'm:
1. Convinced that Bourque should be ahead of Lidstrom.
2. Inclined to think that Potvin is probably 6th, solidly ahead of the next tier but at the bottom of this first tier.
So the highest I'd put Lidstrom is 3rd, and the lowest I'd put him is 5th.
On an all-time list involving players of
positions, Lidstrom would be in my Top 20.
I would put Kelly in that tier as well , as I think he is much closer to Potvin than he is to Robinson.
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