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12-27-2012, 07:50 PM
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Dark Shadows
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Originally Posted by Yamaguchi View Post
I know I'm exaggerating here... But Messier's prime lasted longer than Eric's entire career.

Plus, Messier was able to lead his teams to the Stanley Cup...

Oh come on, they are not even in the same league...
There are a few freaks in the world who are not only physically gifted, but their body can take ridiculous amounts more punishment than other people. Guys who play a hard nosed game like the Howe's, Messier's, and Chelios', but play well beyond what most players can and still be useful.

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