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12-14-2012, 10:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Darth Yoda View Post
What are you talking about he was "constantly outscored by Sakic"? They traded the lead in PPG and Forsberg was better defensively, although maybe not by a considerable margin. Sakic may have had the better career but that is only when ignoring the many games Peter missed.
Malkin is at least thus far NOT head and shoulders above Forsberg offensively, just being able to play more games per season and Peter was a more complete player. Lets not forget that Jagr was ever present stealing Art Rosses at least partly(OK very partly) becouse of games played. Jagr was a beast.
For sure Ovechkin due to his many goals at times was better offensively than Forsberg, but not near him defensively.
Crosby as i said has during the upcoming years every opportunity to separate himself from Foppa and in fact was better then him the last couple of years.
Ok, 94-95 through 03-04

Joe Sakic scored 327 goals in the regular season.

Peter Forsberg scored 216 goale in the regular season.

That is a difference of 111 goals.

Malkin, Ovechkin and Crosby have all scored 50 goals. Crosby and Malkin are as good of a playmaker as Forsberg. Ovechkin is(or rather was) a more physically intimidating player. Ovechkin scored more goals in in his first FOUR seasons (222) than Peter the Great did during his ENTIRE Colorado Avalache career.

Forsberg was a great player. Those three are generational players.

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