greater goalscorer: Howe vs Bo.Hull vs Bossy vs Br.Hull vs Bure
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12-16-2012, 09:58 AM
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In florida Pavel Bure did figure 8's between his blueline and center ice waiting for the puck to be coughed up so he could cherry pick, take off, contributing next to nothing defensively or anywhere else on the ice.
Amazing stickhandler? Yes. One of the best breakaway and one on one guys ever? Yes. But few people were allowed to play that "myself before the team" style. In fact, on most teams it would get you benched to cherry pick that bad.
The same can be said for the early careers of Gretzky & Lemieux.
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