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12-03-2012, 01:54 PM
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Originally Posted by newfy View Post
I see Kelly as an all time great, won the first Norris and probably shouldve won 3 before that. A bunch of 1st team all stars, the number 1 dman on the greatest red wings teams ever ssembled and the versatility to play forward when his team needed him.
Red Kelly was a unanimous all-star in each of 1951, 1952 and 1953. He was ahead of the next closest defensemen by solid margins (90-68, 90-71 and 90-56). I think it's safe to consider him a four-time Norris trophy winner.

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