Messier vs. Esposito
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11-28-2012, 09:29 AM
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A panel of experts for Hockey the magazine ranked Messier as the 6th best and Esposito as the 10th best Canadian player.
Scotty Bowman: Messier 15th, Esposito 40th
Terry Crisp: Esposito 7th, Messier 8th.
Marc De Foy: Messier 7th, Esposito 9th
Jacques Demers: Messier 10th, Esposito 11th
Dany Dube: Messier 6th, Esposito 8th
Michael Farber: Messier 7th, Esposito 15th
Red Fisher: Messier 9th, Esposito 10th
Ron Fournier: Messier 6th, Esposito 30th
Kerry Fraser: Messier 5th, Esposito 10th
John Garrett: Messier 5th: Esposito 17th
I have that magazine.
Man, their lists are allllll over the place. Bowman in particular seems to judge a lot of popular players much lower than the others.
I think he had Gretzky 5th or 7th.. something like that..
Then again I think every list I looked at had at least one "what the hell is your reasoning behind this guy being here?" moment hahaha
Admittedly I'm sure if I made a list it would be difficult and people would say the same thing about mine.
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