Pound for Pound: Best Junior career
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12-02-2012, 06:06 PM
Join Date: Aug 2011
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As dominant as Potvin was as a Junior. I think it's kinda jumping the gun to say he was as dominant as Orr.
Orr had 21 points in 34 games as a 14 year old.
72 points in 56 games as a 15 year old. Another 7 points in 6 PO games.
93 points in 56 games as a 16 year old. Another 6 points in 6 PO games.
94 points in 47 games as a 17 year old. Another 28 points in 17 PO games as well as scoring a whopping 36 points in just 12 games in that version of the M-Cup that year.
So while I agree Potvin was incredible, Orr was just ridiculous!
Orr may have had better numbers offensively but Potvin terrified people. The open ice hits I saw him level as a junior were incredible. I saw him play dozens of times and have never seen another junior player as physically domiment. I never actually got to see Orr play at the junior level so that may would prevent me from making as informed a judgement as I would like.
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