Evaluating the place in history of current Russian NHLers...
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12-09-2012, 04:51 PM
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It's not just about Lemieux and Yzerman though.
You have Bossy to deal with up until 85/86 and both Mario and Yzerman to deal with in 87/88-89/90.
So the reality is, the only year you could make a clear case as the 2nd best in the world is the one season, 86/87.
Just to be clear, I'm not talking about a season here or there who was 2nd best but over that entire epriod of 10 years, which carries more wieght as well IMO.
Was there a better player than Makarov for the period between 80-89 or 81-90, other than Wayne, not named Makarov? I don't think so.
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