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12-16-2012, 06:12 AM
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Originally Posted by eva unit zero View Post
Andy Bathgate is one of the most underrated players of ever. He legitimately competed for the RW All-Star nods with Howe and Richard (and later Geoffrion); 2nd team in 58 behind Howe, 1st team and Hart in 59, 1st team in 62, 2nd team in 63. This is with his prime behind two guys who are in the conversation as top-five players ever.
What I meant was that he is one of those players who is further down in the pecking order and someone who might fall because of influx of euros and so on. Not that he'd fall much. I loved him as a player and you are right that he is underrated.

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