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12-04-2012, 10:54 AM
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Originally Posted by TheDevilMadeMe View Post
I see 6 post-expansion defensemen a clear step up from Lidstrom offensively: Orr, Coffey, Bourque, Potvin, MacInnis, and Leetch. That's it.

Among pre-expansion defensemen, Kelly was definitely better offensively. Pilote probably was. You can make a case for Shore and Gadsby.

I don't think it's out of the bounds of reason to have Lidstrom on the fringe of the top 10 offensive defensemen of all time, though he probably wouldn't make my cut.
What about king Clancy? I am sure this has been discussed before.

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