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12-11-2012, 09:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Hockey Outsider View Post
I was surprised to see Thornton behind Lindsay. If you look at their rankings in assists, Thornton is ahead (more times leading the league, and more years in the top ten).

Thornton: 1,1,1,2,2,3,7,8,10
Lindsay: 1,1,3,3,3,4,7,9

I know there's more too it than that, but that high-level review suggests that Thornton should be ahead.
And Lindsay did almost all of that playing on a line with Gordie Howe compared to who Thornton's linemates were...

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